Georgia pastor Jim McDuffie died April 15 at his Tifton residence. He was 71.
McDuffie was pastor of Mystic Baptist Church in Ocilla. Previously he had served as pastor of Cannonville Baptist Church in Wilcox County. He had been a livestock auctioneer since 1973.
Survivors include sons Scott, of Rhine, and Josh, of Moultrie, and daughter Calah, of Tifton, as well as four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.