Garsie James, 100, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
Mr. James loved his God, Family and Country (in that order). His favorite bible verse was Romans 8:28; And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. He loved working outside and being on his John Deere Tractor. When asked what he contributed his long life to, he answered, trust in the Lord, hard work and clean living (in that order).
Visitation and service will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM until the time of service at 3:00 PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home, in DeRidder, LA. Reverend Johnny Johnson and Reverend Lindsey Burns will officiate.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Shonda Thomas and husband Steve of DeRidder, LA; Grandchildren, James A. Thomas and wife Ashleigh of Pineville, LA and Amber W. Thomas of Pineville, LA; Great Grandchildren, Easton Thomas and Brooks J. Thomas. A host of other family and friends.
The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Gideon’s International.