Jim Mauney

Profile Updated: December 17, 2019
Address: Lenoir, NC USA
Spouse/Partner: Jan (Arndt) Mauney
Occupation: Retired
Children/Grandchildren: Jay; born Feb 20, 1962; 2 Grands; Jupiter, Florida
Anne; born May 28, 1965; 2 Grands; Gastonia, More…NC
Michelle; born April 2, 1965; 2 Grands; Gastonia, NC
Memories Before High School (neighborhood, elementary & jr high, etc.):

I loved attending Victory School from the 1st through the 9th grade. These were my "growing up years" and I have so many great memories from those days. Mr. Lingerfelt was a hard-nosed disciplinarian and held everyone's respect, even if it was partially out of fear. He made a believer out of me when he caught Henry Thomas & me "red-handed" writing the big "F-word" in the red dirt of the play ground. He reprimanded us, especially since we couldn't explain what it meant and had even spelled it wrong. I think our ignorance saved us from a paddling but I can still remember the fear & especially the pain in my ear as he drug us to his office!
I grew up on the Victory/Winget Mill Village until we moved to the Hillcrest area (1602 S. York Rd) in the 3rd or 4th grade. This was a major change in my life since not only did I make new friends, I actually had "in door plumbing" for the first time in my young life! Fortunately, I was able to maintain my old "Mill Hill" friendships as well as "the Hillcresters" through out the years.
The friends I made at Victory remain some of my best friends to this day! I look forward to seeing them and talking about "the good old days" when we meet at our 60th class reunion!

Special School Memories:

At Ashley High School I learned to love cars and girls and to detest math. I played JV football under Coach Mando (a great mentor) but then I allowed the love of cars & girls to take over my time, efforts and senses. In retrospect, I should have stayed with football!!
I had my own car in tenth grade, having bought my first one (a black '37 Chevrolet) by cutting Mrs. McArver's grass for years to pay her the awsome price of $40.00 for my first "ride". I actually got it when I was 14, but couldn't legally drive it until February of the tenth grade. Having a car made it easier to "get the girls". I worked at the Dixie Home store and at the Goodwill Esso to be able get the money ($500.00) to move up to my '50 Chevy slant-back. More car to impress the girls, but not much time to study. I really should have stayed with football!!
Oh well, I made it this far, was reasonably successful, have a great family, good health and a lot of great memories. I would like to thank all of my AHS friends for giving me good social, if not scholastic, memories of the three years at AHS!
Go Greenwave and Class of 1960!!!

Since School...:

Attended Gardner Webb college 1960/61. Married Binky Ramsey, May 1961; Graduated N.C. State, June 1967; Two children, Jay & Anne. Divorced and moved to Gastonia April 1970. Employed by Smyre Mfg. Married Janet Arndt (Hunter Huss 1965) Dec. 27, 1970, she had one child, Michelle. All three of our children grew up in Gastonia, attended Ashbrook High and are former Greenwavers!
Moved to Spartanburg, S.C. April, 1985. Retired & moved to Lake Wylie, Dec 31, 2007. Enjoying retirement in Blowing Rock, N.C. with wife Jan where we moved full time in September 2017. We have six Grandchildren. I’ve attended all our reunions and looking forward to our 60th reunion May 29, 30, 2020! Hope to see you there!

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Happy Birthday Phyllis! I hope you will have a fun happy Special Day!

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Happy Birthday Sue! I hope you are having a great fun day!

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Happy Birthday Cuz! Hope you’re having a good “Special Day”!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Jim!

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Hope you have a Happy Birthday on the 8th.

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Jan 29, 2021 at 11:30 AM

I was as Mack Spurrier said, a friend of JImmy's at Victory School, but I lost track of him in high school. Jimmy was very smart, quiet but friendly and always a smile! I was sorry to hear of his death and sorry that I didn't get to know him better!

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Happy Birthday Shirley! I hope you’re having a good day! Best wishes for your “Special Day”!

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Happy Birthday Terry! I hope you’re having a great fun day!?? I do hope we’ll all soon be able to take off our masks, be able to hug each other and enjoy our Class Reunion!

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Happy Birthday Adrienne! I hope you have enjoyed your “Special Day”!! I do hope we can have our Reunion this year and we can all enjoy a return to normalcy! Best wishes to you and stay safe!

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Happy Birthday Doll! I hope you’ve had a great day. Best wishes, stay safe! Hopefully we’ll be able to get together someday for our Reunion!

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Happy Birthday Frances! I hope you have a great day on your”Special Day”!!

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Happy Birthday Rose and a Happy New Year too’ I hope you have enjoyed
Your “Special Day”!

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Happy Birthday Linda! I hope you will have a great Special Day!

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Happy Birthday John! Best wishes for you on your Special Day!

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Happy Birthday Jerry! I hope you will have a great Special Day!

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Happy Birthday Jerry! I hope your “almost Thanksgiving Birthday” tomorrow will be a fun and safe day!

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Hey Claude! I am late checking the birthday list; however, at our age we should be able to celebrate all week or more! So here is my somewhat belated “Happy Birthday big guy! I do hope we can meet together for our class of 60 reunion on May 22,22, 2021! ??

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Happy Birthday Pat! I hope you will have a great “Special Day”! Hopefully we’ll be able to attend our reunion in May!

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Happy Valentine's Day! February 2009
Jim & Jan
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
2)Gaston County Wildlife Club
Southpoint Rd. Belmont, N.C.

Site of AHS Class of 60 Reunion
Friday October 8, 2010
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3) G.C. Wildlife Clubhouse

Site of AHS Class of 60 reunion
Friday October 8, 2010
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
4) Water view, Wildlife Club
Class of 60 reunion
Ya'll come early, bring your lawn chair and enjoy the view!
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
5)What have your Class of 60 classmates been up to??
BOOB'S* Club Meeting, Spring 09
(L to R)Charles Lineberger, George Rawlings, Doug Smith, Mack Spurrier, Jim Mauney, David Stewart.
Handsome group, huh?
*BOOB'S = "Burned Out Old Buddies"
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
All my Grands: Jordan(16),Megan (14), Logan (12), Quinn (10), Lia (7), Jeanna (5).




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