Joe Benjamine James, 77, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away June 10, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 23, 1940 in Eastover, South Carolina to the late Joe and Violet Harmon James.
Mr. James was the former owner of Joe's Produce Market on Veterans Road of Columbia.
Joe is survived by two daughters, Bambi Beaulieu and her husband, Scott of Chapin, SC and Candy Stokes and her husband, Keith of Lexington, SC; four grandchildren, Brandi and Garrett Beaulieu and Alston and Marley Stokes; a brother, Eddie H. James; five sisters, Martha J. Scott, Bobbie J. Jernigan, Donna J. Ingram, Lockett James and Cindy J. Smith; a companion, Judy Hall; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Ruth Ann James; a brother, Harry James; and a sister, Mary Horner.
The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 1-3 p.m. with a funeral service following at 3 pm. Entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.