October 11, 1938 ~ April 26, 2021

Born in: Cabarrus Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

James “Jim” Addison Cathcart, 82, of Asheville, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021.

A native of Cabarrus Co., NC, James was a son of the late Bonnie Lee Cathcart and Eva Grooms Cathcart. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Vicky Frank.

Mr. Cathcart was an electrical engineer with BASF, a Fire Chief with the Enka Fire Department, and was also a home builder.

Surviving is his wife, Heather Worley Cathcart; daughters, Kriston Cathcart and Kayla Cathcart; sons, Greg Cathcart (Cyndy) and Stephen Cathcart (Angie); step-son, Keith Worley; and grandchildren, Dakota Cathcart, Miranda Boone, Easton Shaw, T.J. Carter, Patrick Frank, and Lindsay Lewis.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Fairmont Baptist Church, 36 Surrett Rd., Candler, NC 28715.


Memorial Service: May 1, 2021 2:00 pm

Fairmont Baptist Church
36 Surrett Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Kriston, we are so sorry for the loss of your daddy. Saying prayers for comfort and peace for you and your family

  2. On behalf of the Board of Directors, all staff (past and present), the Enka-Candler Fire & Rescue Department would like to offer our sincere condolences, sympathy and prayers to the Cathcart Family. Rest In Peace Chief Cathcart.

  3. Heather , I was very best friends with your sweet Daddy , I’m so very sorry to hear of your husbands passing . May God give you peace and may Jim Rip 🙏 my condolences to you and all his family and his friends . May God send you peace .


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