James Ivie died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at CHI St. Lukes Health Memorial Hospital in Lufkin. He was born on Dec. 26, 1953 in Ft. Worth to James Madison Ivie and Doris Nell Anderson Ivie. James was a retired lab tech from Sid Richardson in Big Spring. He loved building things and loved his boys, Tyson, Samson, and Rambo. He was loved by all that knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father James Madison Ivie, and a brother Jeff Ivie.
He is survived by his wife Debra "George" Ivie of Grapeland, mother Doris Nell Anderson Ivie of Corsicana, daughters, Melody Star Dickey of Joplin, Missouri, Casey Ivie of Muskogee, Oklahoma, Nichole Ivie of Big Spring; sons, Shane Haney of Big Spring and Gary McKinney of Independence, Missouri; sister Evonne Lane and husband Bobby of Corsicana; grandchildren, Karya Dawn Dickey (Paw Paw's Angel), Autumn Skie Achey, Lexie Hyden and Katy Perez in addition to 18 other grandchildren; two great grandchildren; nieces, Richele Perry and Ivy Blackwell and nephew Andrew Blackwell.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Chapel, Grapeland.
Memorial services for James "Jivie" "Randy" Ivie age 62 of Grapeland will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 14, 2016