James Allen McCain
May 1, 1958 - October 29, 2023
James Allen McCain, age 65 and a resident of Pine, passed away Sunday afternoon October 29, 2023 at East Jefferson General Hospital after a lengthy illness. Beginning as a young man, Allen repaired and worked on lawnmowers and equipment, which continued for most of his life, over 50 years. He was the owner/operator of McCain Lawnmower in Franklinton for 15 years, providing both sales and service to the community. Allen served as an umpire for Little League Baseball for many years and always enjoyed watching his son play the sport he loved. He was a member of Poplarhead Missionary Baptist Church that enjoyed singing gospel hymns and other songs. Allen liked to spend time fishing and visiting with all the people he met, as he never ever met a stranger.
Survived by: Daughter: Shelly McCain and Lucas Luper; 2 Grandsons: Preston Rowell and Emily Burgess, Mason Rowell; Great-grandchildren: Annsley Rowell, Adaline Rowell; Sister: Pat McCain and Patrick Temples; 2 Brothers and a Sister in law: Wilton McCain, Jerry and Jeannie McCain; 2 Step-Children: Cory Creel, Melissa Creel; 2 Step-Grandchildren: Axel Kelley, Anistyn Kelley; Also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
He was preceded in death by his son Dustin Allen McCain, mother Alice Rogers McCain Brooks, father Willie J. McCain and other family members.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Thursday November 2nd from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm Thursday with Eld. Adam Luper officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplarhead Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Preston Rowell, Mason Rowell, Lucas Luper, Cory Creel, Patrick Temples, Clay Fricke
Honorary Pallbearer is Austin Temples