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James Buster Waugh

December 12, 1944 — October 13, 2021

James Buster Waugh, 76, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah, Georgia.

Born on December 12, 1944, James was born in Mooresville, North Carolina. One of eleven children, he was the son of the late John Clinton and June Edith Robinson Waugh. As a young man fresh out of high school, James enlisted in the United States Air Force and retired as a Flight Line Production Supervisor. After his time in the military ended, James's commitment to his country continued. He was employed at Robins Air Force Base as an Aircraft Production Controller until he retired in 2006.

His memory will forever be treasured by his devoted wife, Marion Evans Waugh; children, James Brian Waugh of Sunbury, Georgia; Stephen Bradley Waugh (Leah Richardson) of Cochran; Angela Marie Davidson (Larry) of Bonaire; grandchildren, Matthew Waugh, Samantha Waugh, Jacob Davidson, Bailee Davidson, Michael Waugh, Ruby Davidson; and siblings, John Waugh (Mary); Jerry Waugh (Brenda), Larry D. Waugh, and Vera Jarvis.

The graveside service celebrating his life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Magnolia Park Cemetery, where James will be laid to rest. For friends and family unable to attend, the service will be streamed live via the McCullough Funeral Home Facebook page at

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