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James Darin Califf

September 24, 1973 — January 7, 2024

James Darin Califf, a beloved third-generation brick mason and electrician, passed away on January 7, 2024, in his hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. Born on September 24, 1973, he was a caring individual with a charismatic personality and a great sense of humor that endeared him to everyone he met.

Darin's career as a brick mason and electrician spanned many years, during which he honed his skills and left a lasting mark on countless projects. His dedication and expertise were unmatched as he followed in the footsteps of his family's legacy.

Though Darin attended college, his true passion lay in his trade. He found immense satisfaction in working with his hands and creating something tangible. His attention to detail and commitment to excellence set him apart from others in the field.

When he wasn't busy with work, Darin enjoyed spending time with loved ones. He cherished every moment shared with family and friends, always bringing joy to those around him. With an infectious laugh and natural wit, he could effortlessly brighten even the dullest of days.

Darin possessed an adventurous spirit and pursued various hobbies throughout his life. He had a deep affection for dogs, finding comfort in their loyal companionship. His love for animals knew no bounds, and he was always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need.

One of Darin's favorite pastimes was playing golf. He relished the calmness of the green fairways and the challenge it presented. Whether playing solo or enjoying friendly competition with others, Darin found solace on the golf course.

Being from Greenville, South Carolina meant that Darin had an unwavering loyalty to Clemson University's football team. Nothing brought him more excitement than cheering on the Tigers alongside fellow fans. His passionate support for Clemson created lasting memories that will be cherished by all who shared those game days with him.

Darin's impact on the world reached far beyond his professional achievements and hobbies. He will forever be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and genuine heart. His compassion knew no bounds, and he was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.

​A memorial service will be held on February 3, 2024, at the Cremation Society of SC-Westville Funerals located at 6010 White Horse Road, Greenville, South Carolina. Services will begin at 2:00 PM.

James Darin Califf has left an indelible mark on the lives of those who had the privilege of knowing him. His memory will live on in the hearts of his family, friends, and all who were touched by his unwavering spirit. May he rest in eternal peace.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that tax-deductible donations be made to Cross Roads Community Center Homeless Services located in DeKalb County, Georgia. Their address is 3125 Presidential Drive, Suite 208 Atlanta Georgia 30340.

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