Gerald “Joe” Franklin James

Augusta, GA – Gerald Franklin James, 82, husband of JoAnn Durden James, entered into rest Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at his Residence.

Graveside services will be held Monday, November 21, 2022, at 3:00 o’clock at Hillcrest Memorial Park with Reverend Pat Latta officiating.

Family and friends will meet at the graveside.

Mr. James, son of the late Howard James and Evelyn Bailey James, was born in Hephzibah, GA.

He was a retired Life Insurance Agent of American National Insurance Company.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Judy James, his son, John Joseph James (Gob); his grandchildren, Keira Evelyn James, and Ella Lynn James; his stepdaughters, Karen Heffner (Gary), Beverly Ballas, and Barbara Ballas. Mr. James was predeceased by his daughter, Janet James Schaffer.

Pallbearers will be Tony D. Gaskins, David James, Edward “Eddie” Hargis, Larry “Tate” Hargis, Ryan James, and Terry James, Jr.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Jon Gaskins and Bryan Perdue.

The family will receive friends Sunday, November 20, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA 30906.

2 responses to “Gerald “Joe” Franklin James”

  1. We are so sorry about Joe’s passing.All of the families that grew up together is fading away.Jesus is calling all HIS precious children home.GOD bless each and every one of you.May HIS peace and love surround each one of you.We will meet Joe again.

  2. To Uncle Joe’s family and friends: Please accept our condolences on the passing of your husband, father, grandfather, uncle, friend. He was a sweet gentleman who opened his door to others in love and fellowship. We all have special memories of him that we will lovingly carry with us. Our thoughts, prayers, and love are with you all during this difficult time.
    Cindy Odum Gaskins, Michael J. Gaskins, Sr. and family

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