William Ronald James

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 27, 2011

William Ronald James, 63, passed away at his home on Sept. 24, 2011,
surrounded by his family.
Mr. James was a native of Cravens and was residing in Ragley. He was a faithful employee at Farmers Rice Milling Company for over 38 years. He greatly enjoyed fishing, bowling, and squirrel hunting. He was a
member of the 1966 Pitkin State Championship basketball team. Mr. James was a devoted husband, father,and grandfather. He was a true man of his word to all.
His survivors include his wife, Gina James of Ragley; sons, Jessie James, David
Johnson and wife Amy, and Steven Johnson and wife Nickie; daughters, Deedra Austin and husband Tim, and Renee Sonnier and husband Shane; 19 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Charlene Hunt
James; and brother, Alfred James.
His memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at Hixson Funeral Home in Moss Bluff. Brother Richard Beckham will officiate.
Words of comfort may be expressed with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.