James V. Wilkes (1935-2018)

James passed peacefully into our Fathers’ hands on November 14th, with family by his side in Kyle, Texas.

James biggest Joy in this life was going fishing, being with family, serving in his churches, watching John Wayne movies and game shows.

He loved breakfast at Denny’s or IHOP, enchiladas and pecan pie and Diet Dr. Pepper.

Of course, his love for dogs was great and at the top of the list were Rascal and Buddy.

James was preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Leon and Lula Wilkes and sister, Laverne Bazemore and her husband Robert. He is survived by his Sister Jean Auchey and Husband Jim. Also, sister Janice Ward and Husband Joe. And, many nieces, nephews and cousins. He also leaves behind church family that will miss him greatly.

James attended Stephen F. Austin high school. After school he began his career in food service for 32 years.

Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers, include: Dennis Henley, Alexander Sherry, Jeff Hudgins, Ryan Lopez, Rick Reardon, Ernie McIntyre, Evan Riffee, Justin Lopez, Eric Patterson, Rick Remore.

Please join us in celebrating James’ remarkable life, beginning with visitation, Saturday November 17, 2018, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow on, Monday, November 19, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at Harrell Funeral Home, 1715 Kirby, in Kyle. Interment will take place at Austin Memorial Park.

Please visit www.Harrellfuneralhomes.com to share a fond memory, photograph, or condolence with James’s family on his On-line memorial site.

Funeral assistance provided by Harrell Funeral Home 1715 Kirby Lane, Kyle, TX 78640 (512) 268-8200

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