Mr. Joseph James, affectionately known as "Tabb" entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Camden, South Carolina. He was born on August 18, 1926 in Liberty Hill, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Walker James, Sr. and Mary Wilson James. He was married to Janie Ealy.
Joseph was educated in the Liberty Hill School System.
Joseph accepted Christ at an early age and joined Messiah Presbyterian Church USA in Liberty Hill, SC.
He retired from Springs Industries after many years of service.
Joseph is preceded in death by three brothers, Walker James Jr. ,Willie James and Trantham James.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Janie of Liberty Hill, SC; four sons, Carnes Kelly of Lancaster, Louis (Gloria) Ealy of Charlotte, NC, Danny (Wenona) Ealy of Clarksville, TN and Joseph (Nakia) Ealy of Midway, GA; one sister, Eva Carol James of Charlotte, NC; three grandchildren, Jerrel (Breonna) Ealy of Ashburn, VA, Briauna Naona Ealy and Darius Jamal Ealy of Clarksville, TN; one God daughter, Brenda Ealy of Heath Springs, SC; one sister- in- law, Willie Lee Gaither of Heath Springs, SC; two brothers in Laws Dock ( Rosie) Collins of Prince Fredrick, Md and Cannie Ealy of Heath Springs, SC.
Funeral Service will be 12:00 Wednesday at Stewart Funeral Home in Heath Springs, SC. by the Reverend Jerusha Gaither and Reverend William B. Gaither with burial in the Messiah Presbyterian Cemetery.
Viewing will be 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Tuesday at Stewart Funeral Home.
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