James Doran, 81 of Hendersonville, died Saturday, January 28, 2012 in Murrells Inlet, SC.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late George Sylvester and Ola Ward Doran. He was also preceded in death by a sister Virginia Waldrop. A veteran of the US Navy and US Air Force, he retired from ABF trucking, where he was employed for 30 years. He was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving is his wife of 60 years, Joyce Pruitt Doran; five children Brenda D. Cox and husband David of Hendersonville, Adrian Doran and his wife Gloria of Murrells Inlet, SC, Eddie Doran and his wife Gwen of Jacksonville, Fla., Carla Coren of Flat Rock, and Debbie McDaniels of East Flat Rock; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and at other times at the home.