Phillip Ray James

Phillip Ray James, 76, of Liberty, South Carolina, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Union Cemetery, Altamont, with Rev. Ed Wojnar officiating. Visitation was from 10-10:45 a.m. at Gieseking Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the donors’ choice.

Born in South Bend, Indiana, he was a son of the late Donald and Gervae Smith James. He married Joyce Elaine Osteen and she preceded him in death in 2016.

Surviving are a daughter, Cindy Turner (Bryan) of Easley, SC; two sons, Mark James (Vikki) of Greenville, SC, and Tim James (Heather) of Avon, NC: a brother, Kenneth James of South Bend; four grandchildren, Katie James, David James, Matthew James and Allison Turner.

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