James A. Early

In Memorial

James A. Early, 67. Sunrise November 20, 1946 and Sunset December 14, 2013.
After graduating from East High School in 1966, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam.

James retired from The City of Columbus (division of Sewer and Water) in August of 2011 with over 23 years of service.

James is preceded in death by mother Suzie Early and grandmother Ida Early.
He is survived by his devoted sister and caregiver Carol “Curl” (James) Prater, niece and nephew Susan Prater and James Prater II, great niece and nephews Nikki (Chris) Hunter, Sean and Elijah King, devoted friend and caregiver Teresa Lindsey and a host of cousins and friends. James was adopted by the House Family and was affectionately known as Unc.

Condolence Messages

  1. Glenn&Mildred Bonner

    May God comfort you in your time of sorrow and keep you strong. Jimmy was a great friend and one of the first people we met when we lived in Columbus back in 1962.

  2. Terri McCain-Taylor

    I am saddened to learn of Uncle Jimmy's passing. I enjoyed his great sense of humor and warm personality. My love and sincerest condolences to the family. Uncle Jimmy will of course be missed but surely has gone on to his reward!

  3. Stephens/Carson Family Dayton Ohio

    Cuz Jimmy, may you rest in peace and I pray for the strength and comfort for the family in their time of need. Matthew 5:4 How blessed are those who mourn, because it is they who will be comforted. Love You!

  4. Herb Sharfenaker USMC

    God Bless/RIP,Leatherneck..Thank YOU for your service and…. SEMPER FI.

  5. Rest in peace Jimmy !

  6. Mr Early was a special man. Serving his country so people like me can be free, It comes at a great price. Almighty God will remember him it is comfirm at John 5:28,29 it states: Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out…………………..

  7. Herb Sharfenaker USMC

    God Bless/RIP,Leatherneck..Thank YOU for your service…and SEMPER FI.

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