Services for Robert Lee James were held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church with Pastor Ecclesiastes Goodwin, Sr. officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
James, 56, affectionately known as Bob, was born November 27, 1957 to Ruthie Lee Nettles James and Willie James in Choctaw County, Alabama. He departed this earthly life on May 6, 2013 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. He was preceded in death by his father, Willie James; grandparents, T.D. and Marie Nettles; and sister, Shirley Collins.
He accepted Christ as an early age and joined Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where he remained a member until his death. He received his formal education at East Choctaw Jr. High School and Choctaw County High School.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted mother, Ruthie Lee Nettles James (Jachin, AL); grandmother, Mattie Finderson (York, AL); brother, Caphone (Linda) Nettles (Jachin, AL); sister, Prientella Pinkerton (Gainesville, AL); uncle, Henry Nettles (Mobile, AL); nieces, Prenicia, Mattie, LaQuincia, Arquashia, Lanniyah, Malayiah, MaKelia, Ke Antwanisha, Mariah, Zy’keria, Za’Haiti; nephews, Stevie, Ear III, Shaundarius, Isazal, Michah, Jason, LeDale, Marcus, Caphone Jr.; a special friend and cousin, Curtis DeLoach; and a host of other relatives and friends who loved him dearly.
Professional services entrusted to Weatherly-Studdard Memorial Funeral Home of Butler under the direction of James H. Studdard, Sr.