William F.


William F. "Bill" James, 87, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home, with his daughters by his side. He was vice president and general manager of Jim O'Neal Ford, where he and Jim were partners for over 50 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Jeffersonville, the Scottish Rite, and The Shriners Club.
He is survived by his beloved daughters Leigh Ann Meyer (Michael) of New Albany, IN, and Laurie J. Anderson (Michael) of Houston, TX; his cherished grandchildren James Mitchell Meyer (Samantha), William Christian Meyer (Susanna), Ashley J. Tedder (Mike), Lauren E. Flynn (Patrick), and Hanna M. Anderson; and beautiful great-granddaughter Brenley J. Tedder.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty Jo (Monroe) James; father Rudolph Buster James Sr.; mother Helen Wilburn James; step-mother Louise Jackson James; brothers Rudolph B. James Jr. and C.R. (Bob) James.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 11 a.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home with burial to follow in Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the New Albany Floyd Co. Animal Shelter or Adaptive Hospice of Jeffersonville.
Condolences may be made online at CootsFuneralHome.com.
Published on March 20, 2019
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