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“What a great friend and person Jim was to us. Good ones like him are hard to give up and he will be greatly missed. Our best to you. Hazel and family...Read More »
1 of 2 | Posted by: James & Edith Meeks - Florence, AL

“My sincere condolences. As you remember James and God gives you comfort, may your treasured memories bring peace. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: A friend

James was born on October 8, 1928 and passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

James was a resident of Shoals Creek, Alabama at the time of passing.

Jim graduated from Auburn University and then enlisted in the US Air Force where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (among other honors) for his exemplary service as a fighter pilot in the 4th Fighter Wing in Korea, flying 71 missions.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 23rd at 2pm at First Presbyterian Church of Florence with Rev. Brandon Miles officiating.

In lieu of flowers, you may make a memorial in Jim's honor to First Presbyterian Church, 224 E Mobile Street, Florence, AL 35630 or to the Human Rights Campaign at hrg.org .