Mr. V.B. James
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Augusta,GA.- V.B. James, 88, of Milledgeville Rd, husband of the late Reba Chavous James entered into rest Friday, September 25, 2009 at University Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 28, 2009, at 10:00 AM from the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors, with the Reverend Fred Heard officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. James was a member of Mize Memorial United Methodist Church where he formerly served on the Finance Board. He also was a former member of the United Methodist Men and he served as an usher. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Highland Ave, the Richmond Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #463, and the Alee Temple. He was owner for fifty years of V.B. James Sand and Gravel.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother Henry Grady James, Jr. and his sister, Eva Smitherman.
He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Roye, Martinez, granddaughter, Natalie Yelton – Orlando, Hillsborough, NC; great grandchildren, Zachary Orlando, Caleigh Orlando, and Carrington Orlando; and several nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers will be Zachary Orlando, Perry Tam, Paul Griffin, Carey Russell, and Kenny Kinsey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Allen Chavous, Clarence Bowen, and Marvin Lester Chavous.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 27, from 3:00 until 5:00 PM, at the funeral home.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Mize Memorial United Methodist Church, 302 Barrow Drive, Augusta, GA 30906; or to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.