James “Jim” Edward McKitrick, 63, of Havelock, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at his home.

James “Jim” Edward McKitrick, 63, of Havelock, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at his home.

He was a graduate of UNC-Wilmington and spent most of his life building homes in Carteret County.

Celebration of life will be 3 p.m. Jan. 7 at their home.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Rose McKitrick of Havelock; one daughter, Krysta Fuchs of Raleigh; mother, Sally McKitrick of Melbourne, Fla.; three sisters, Cathy Wilcox and Margret Bresnahan of Melbourne, Fla., and Barbara Wood of Waldorf, Md.; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Noe Funeral Service, Beaufort.