James Edward Silas

Published 6:43 pm Monday, July 15, 2013

James Edward Silas, loving husband, father and grandfather, 71, of Deatsville died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his residence in Deatsville.

He was born on Tuesday, May 12, 1942, in Jefferson County, son of the late Charlie Hubert Silas and the late Grace Hogan Silas.

He was a retired auto body technician.

Surviving are his wife, Carole Stone Silas of Deatsville; two daughters, Lisa (Michael) Headley of Daphne, Leigh Ann (Steve) Boddie of Verbena; son, James (Rachael) Silas II of Panama City, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Robbie) Walker, Kayla Boddie, Andy Headley, Jessica (Nathan) Oldroyd, Jacob Silas, Noah Silas, Jameson Silas; great-grandchildren, Riley Madison Walker and Jacob Walker; two brothers, Charles Silas of Lake Charles, La. and Rodney Silas of Pell City; four sisters, Shirley Honeycutt of Sylvan Springs, Martha Capps of McDonalds Chapel, Linda (James) Duncan of Leeds and Margaret Cadle of Leeds.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Stephen Silas.

Friends will be received from 6–8 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be held Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at Martin Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Lankford officiating.

Interment will follow in First United Methodist Church Cemetery in Sylvan Springs.

Flowers will be accepted or you may make contributions to the American Cancer Society. Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online condolences for the family at www.martinfuneralhomeinc.com.