Edward James


Passed: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Funeral: Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Age: 65
Location: Greer, SC

Edward "Ed" James, 65, husband of Jan Chasteen James, completed his earthly journey October 4, 2015.

He fought a courageous 2-year battle against cancer.

A lifelong resident of Greenville County, he was the son of Eunice Waldrop James of Greer and the late Jesse James.

A 1967 graduate of Blue Ridge High School, he was also a graduate of Greenville Tech Automotive Repair Program. Ed was the owner of Ed's Truck and Trailer Repair in Greer.

He was a member of the Bailey Masonic Lodge, served in the U.S. National Guard, and was of the Baptist Faith.


Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jason and Tammy James of Goose Creek, SC and Adam and Jenny James of Belle Chasse, LA; five grandchildren, Alex and Caroline James of LA, Dakota James of Goose Creek, Derek and Crystal Simmons and Dallas Simmons of Hanahan, SC; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy James of Gray Court; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Dennis Collins of Kentucky and Linda and William Hughes of Duncan, SC.

Funeral Services:

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.

Funeral services will be 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Rev. Grover Timms, Rev. Davon Harrelson and Rev. Dennis Collins.

Entombment will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Hill U.M.C., 301 Liberty Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651, Fulton Presbyterian Church, 821 Abner Creek Road, Greer, SC 29651 or to the charity of one?s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

The Wood Mortuary

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