James W. PelhamWritten by McAlpin Funeral Home (Formerly Lanier-Andler)
Coach James W. Pelham born January 22, 1942 passed away on January 1, 2017. James touched many in his life.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, coach and mentor. James taught history and began coaching in 1965 at Havana High School and moved to Quincy Shanks High School in 1970. He had many accomplishments as a coach; he was inducted into the Coaches Hall of Fame on March 17, 1991. He loved coaching and had a genuine, kind, loving soul. He was also a committed deacon at Caverns Road Church of Christ.
James is survived by his wife, Gail Beasley Pelham; two sons, Wade Weeks (Jennifer) of Tallahassee, Florida and West Weeks of Marianna, Florida; a brother Jack Pelham (Pat) of Tallahassee, Florida; four grandchildren, Conner, Caden, Claire and David; a nephew, Travis Pelham (Kimberly); a niece Scotti Vaughan (Jeremy); a great niece Rhyan Kimberly Pelham and two great nephews Jaxon Pelham and Jerrett Vaughan.
Services are as follows: Visitation Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 5-7 P.M. CST at Lanier-Andler Funeral Home and Funeral Services Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM CST at Caverns Road Church of Christ in Marianna, Florida. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Chattahoochee, Florida.
Lanier-Andler Funeral Home of Sneads, Florida is in charge of arrangements.
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