James Wilburn Reemes

Tuesday, November 2, 1943 - Wednesday, January 11, 2023

A Good Man

Photo of James Wilburn Reemes  - 1943-2023

Leicester- James Wilburn Reemes, age 79, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 and entered into his eternal Heavenly home.

James was born November 2, 1943 to the late Charlie Chandler Reemes and the late Velma Roberta Buckner Reemes. He had made his home in the Leicester community all of his life and was a talented self-employed builder and also worked in the timber industry throughout the area. Mr. Reemes was a man of faith and had attended Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and also Jones Valley Baptist Church.  James was proud of where he was born and raised and he spent many hours walking among the mountains and also helping tend cattle with neighbors and friends. James was blessed with a friendly and outgoing personality and he never met a stranger. He was a good and faithful man that will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister and a niece.

He is survived by his brother Donald Reemes of Leicester; also many good friends.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, January 18, 2023 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Pastor Ricky Surrett will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will be in Roberts Cemetery in Marshall. Serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy Reemes, Justin Reemes, Ralph Reemes, Tony Reemes, Dylon Williams and Everette Reemes.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Reemes family.

Condolences from family and friends

He will really be missed
Jerry Sureett
i really liked james he was a good man and a good friend God be with you peggy and i have you in our prayers and thoughts
darrell sorrells
sorry to hear about my good friend james i really liked him he was a good honest man our thoughts and prayers are
darrell sorrells and peggy pilkington
He will be missed at Silver Bluff
Sheri Dixon-Henson
James will never be forgotten. Building fence with James and Donald taught me a lot. He was one of a kind.
Justin Medford
May God bless you during this time.My husband who passed away in 2004 was a Reemes originally from your area. He was very talented, and loved as James was. Praying that God will comfort you. Isaiah 40:30.
Debbie Reemes-Ford
My parents, Hughes and Shirley Treadway, were so proud to be related to James and cherished the family ties and many years of friendship they enjoyed with him and Donald. May he rest in peace. Deborah Treadway Carter
Deborah Treadway Carter