James R. LeMay, 72, of Abilene, TX passed away peacefully with his family by his side on October 11, 2018 in Abilene, TX.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 1 PM at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5750 US HWY 277 S, Abilene, Tx. Burial will follow at Elmwood Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be prior to the service from 11 to 12:30 in the chapel.
James was born on December 10, 1945 to Albert and Pearl LeMay in Abilene, TX. He married Linda Thacker on June 7, 1978. James never met a stranger, loved fishing and mowing his grass (believe that!). James worked his entire life in sales and was a remarkable salesman. He could sell you oceanfront property in Arizona. In his later years he enjoyed driving cars for Arrow Ford. We would love to believe James has driven off to heaven in his truck. The best image the family holds onto would be of James sitting in his boat fishing with Linda.
James is survived by his loving wife, Linda LeMay; mother, Pearl LeMay; 4 children, Linda Robinson of Weatherford, TX, Judy Cash of New Braunfels, TX, Scott LeMay and wife Tiffany of Garland, TX and Chris LeMay of Oklahoma and wife Regina; 10 grandchildren, Brittney Propst and husband Josh, Ashleigh Smith, Lauren Robinson, C.W. LeMay, Cody LeMay, Rylie LeMay, Macee LeMay, Caitlyn LeMay, Reagan LeMay and Morgan LeMay; 3 great grandchildren, Jaycee Propst, Jaxon Propst, Jazlynn Propst and one great grandbaby on the way, Libby Ranspot; Sister, Ronda Vanatta and husband Jerry; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
James was preceded in death by his father, Albert LeMay and a brother, Morris LeMay.
I am saddened to learn of the passing of such a kind, wonderful gentleman. I enjoyed years of working with him at Mutual of Omaha. Mr. Lemay always seemed to have a good day with no unkind words to say. I will miss his laugh. I enjoyed listening to his fishing stories, he loved his family very much. God Bless him and his family.
Gloria EdwardsConverse, TX
Still abit shocked at the loss, James was a wonderful man and always took care of my customers and all the sales force loved him at Arrow Ford. Prayers to his sweet wife Linda who always was there with him on his trips. Rest in peace kind sir...
Adam KeidlAbilene, TX
Please accept our deepest sympathy. Such a personable gentleman ~ James will be fondly remembered.
Travis & Helen HatterTyler, TX
Our Condolences to you and the entire Family.
Thoughts & Prayers -
Judy & Larry JonesAbilene, TX
What a great man! Peace for your family.
Susan BarnettRound rock, TX
Linda and family. My heart is hurting for you. James Lemay was a good man and he is no longer in pain. He is with Jesus now and will be watching over you from above. We will see him again on the other side. Love to you all.
Pam RonemusWinters, TX