James Edison Wooten: Loris

1957 – 2019

     James Edison “Ed” Wooten of Loris passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2 at McLeod Seacoast following an illness. He was 61.

     Mr. Wooten was born on Feb. 19, 1957 in Loris, to the late Bill Giles Wooten, Sr. and the late, Mary Faith Douglass Wooten.

     Mr. Wooten worked as a truck driver for most of his life, most recently with Powell’s Tire & Axle, and was a member of the Loris First Presbyterian Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Donna Ward Wooten of the home; two sons, Jeremy Wooten of Myrtle Beach, and Austin Wooten of Loris; brother, Bill Giles Wooten, Jr. and wife, Del of Columbia; sister, Carolyn Strickland of Nichols; brother-in-law, Randy Duncan of Green Sea; two sisters-in-law, Linda Johnson and husband, Darrell and Hayley Ward all of Spartanburg, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, and cherished extended family.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Wooten was predeceased by his sister, Mary Douglass Wooten Duncan and his brother-in-law, Bert Strickland.

     Visitation was planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Loris First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Dr. Tim Osment officiating, committal services following at Twin City Memorial Gardens.

     A guest register is available here.