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James Junior Boxley

January 31, 1957 - July 16, 2023

James Junior Boxley 66, of Big Island, passed away on July 16, 2023. He was born on January 31, 1957, in Bedford County. A son of the late James Roosevelt Boxley Sr. and Vinnie Lou Otey Boxley.

James was Baptized at an early age at Reed Creek Baptist Church. He attended Bedford County Schools and graduated with the class of 1975. James was employed by Rubatex for many years. He will be remembered for his love of photography, gardening, his cats, music, and sports.

James is survived by his aunts, Louise Otey, Julia Otey, Jimmie Otey Wright, Gracie Horsley, Rosa Mae Boxley, two devoted cousins, Francine White and Sabrina “Eveit” Otey, numerous other cousins, relatives, and friends especially Darlene Spinner, Bobbie Jo and Bill Tynes.

The family wishes to express heart felt thanks to Virginia Baptist Hospital, Guggenheimer Health & Rehab, Lynchburg General and Bedford Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service to celebrate James’s life will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Sat, August 26, 2023, at Reed Creek Baptist Church. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

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I'm heartbroken, I'll miss you my friend.

Posted by Elaine Lee on September 23, 2023

i’m miss you. i really wish i got to see you a last time. thank you for an amazing childhood, papa jim❤️

Posted by jaylin harman on September 23, 2023

My Condolences to James J. Boxley's family. Bill Tynes

Posted by WILLIAM Oscar TYNES on August 26, 2023

Rest in Peace Jim. A lot of memories to be helded in my heart. God bless, gone but not forgotten. Bill Tynes

Posted by WILLIAM Oscar TYNES on August 24, 2023

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