Benny James, 69, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gibson, LA, passed away peacefully at 9:25 p.m. on Tuesday, December 25, 2018.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until funeral time at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at New Rising Sun Baptist Church, 230 St. Charles St. in Houma. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his son, Darrick Ross; daughter, Anastasia Allen (Xavier); ten grandchildren; brothers, Michael, Lawrence, Joseph, Steven and Roy James; stepbrothers, Clement and Jack Welch; sisters, Hattie Mae, Bonnie, Roslyn, Naomi and Stacy James; stepsisters, Ruth Turner, Sylvia and Betty Welch; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosemary James Welch (Charles); brother, Clayton James; sisters, Mary Sue Johnson and Betty James; grandparents, Ozelin and Hattie T. James.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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