James Douglas Halloran(Jim), age 82 of Hiawassee, GA passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Jim was born in Mayfield, NY August 23, 1938 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Donald and Myrtle(Hickock) Halloran. He was a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Hayesville, NC. He served in the United States Navy living in Key West, FL moving to the mountains in 1976. He owned and operated Oak Forest Realty in Hayesville for 30 years and developed countless properties in the area. He loved hunting and fly fishing. He always found the best in people. His family and friends recall him as a simple kind and giving man. Jim also had a great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a devoted husband, loving father, and doting Gramps. He is preceded in death by his parents Donald and Myrtle Halloran and sisters Lynn Wilson and Donna Drake. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Patricia Halloran; daughters and sons-in-law Stacey and Kenny Waldroup and Jaime and Bill Pierson and son and daughter-in-law Bobby and Terry Dygert along with 11 grandchildren and 6 great grand children. Sister and brother-in-law Kathy and Randy Carlton; sisters Judy Taylor and Betty Hosbach. Services will be held Saturday May 29th at 11am at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Hayesville, NC. There will be food to follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers donations to Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Hayesville, 495 Herbert Hills Dr, Hayesville, NC 28904.
Banister-Cooper Funeral Home is honored to care for Mr. Halloran.