Dr. James Earl McAfee, 78
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Dr. James Earl McAfee, 78, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at his residence.

Visitation was from 1-2:30 p.m. Monday, October 7, 2013, at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus.

Dr. McAfee was born July 7, 1935, to the late James A. and Willie Thompson McAfee in Dyersburg, Tenn. He received his doctorate degree from University of Tennessee–Memphis, College of Medicine in 1959. Dr. McAfee moved to Columbus in 1994 to open Baptist Occupational Health Clinic and later opened his own practice Columbus Occupational Medicine in 2001. He retired in 2009 after practicing medicine for 50 years.

He loved to travel out west, especially Estes Park, Colo. He enjoyed hunting, reading, spending time with his dog Esko and especially being a doctor and practicing medicine.

Dr. McAfee is survived by his sons David McAfee Griffith of Cleveland and James Kent McAfee of Fort Worth, Texas; two grandchildren; close friends Chris and Traci Wright, Vicky Jones, L.D. Hutt and Robert Tilley; and his pet dog Esko.

Memorials may be made to Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. 85, Columbus, MS 39703.