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James Bernard Blount

December 8, 1946 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

James Blount Obituary

James Bernard Blount was born December 8, 1946 in Vidalia, Georgia to James and Reatha Mae Blount (nee Gillespie). He moved to Jacksonville, Florida at an early age and was educated in the Duval County Public School System. James was an employee of Maxwell House Coffee for forty-six years before retiring in 2021. He was an active member of New Hope Assembly of God, where he assisted in may outreach programs serving his community.

On Wednesday, January 31, 2024, the trumpets sounded and James was called home. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Reatha Blount; two sisters, Patricia “Evelyn” Hilson and Marcia Wilson. Leaving to relish in his memories, his loving wife of nineteen years, Mae Blount; his five sons, James Blount, Jr. (Brenda), Benjamin Blount (Rachel), Cedric Blount, James “LJ” Blount and Everette Blount; his nine siblings, Brenda Welcome, Sylvia Wanda Brown, Janice Sewell (Bobby), Eugene Blount (Tracy), Thelma Blount-Fox (Marvin), Timothy Blount, Joseph Blount, Brendan Blount (Tiffany) and Jim Blount; twelve grandchildren; a host of aunts including special thanks to his aunt Juanita Gaulden, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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February 10, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
New Hope Assembly of God
5518 North Pearl Street
Jacksonville, FL 32208


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