Travis James, age 88, died Sunday, May 12th at his residence after an extended illness.
He was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County, and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane Cleveland James; one daughter, Suzanne James (Tracy) Bishop; two sons, Keith (Pam) James and David (Cindy) James. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, Kacy (Pete) Lemons; Haley (Tim) Trammell; Matt (Caitlin) Bishop; Zach Bishop and Joel Bishop, along with three great-grandchildren, Blake Wright; Ty Trammell and A.J. Lemons.
Mr. James was preceded in death by his parents, D.V. and Willie Campbell James.
Mr. James owned and operated Cherokee Milling Co. in Centre. He served on the Board of Directors of Farmers and Merchants Bank and the Cherokee County Department of Human Resources. He was a Mason and a lifelong member of the Centre First United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends at Perry Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14th.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend John Mullaney and Reverend Tommy Ledbetter officiating.
The family requests no flowers please. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Centre First United Methodist Church or a favorite charity.
The Perry Funeral Home is directing.