Memorial services for James "Jivie" "Randy" Ivie, age 62, of Grapeland will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at Liberty Hill United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey and Foster Funeral Home in Palestine.|
Mr. Ivie died Tuesday at CHI St. Lukes Health Memorial Hospital in Lufkin, Texas. He was born Dec. 26, 1953, in Fort Worth, Texas, to James Madison Ivie and Doris Nell Anderson Ivie. Mr. Ivie was a retired lab tech from Sid Richardson in Big Spring, Texas. He loved building things and loved his boys, Tyson, Samson, and Rambo. Mr. Ivie was loved by all that knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Madison Ivie; and a brother, Jeff Ivie.
He is survived by his wife, Debra "George" Ivie of Grapeland, Texas; mother, Doris Nell Anderson Ivie of Corsicana, Texas; daughters, Melody Star Dickey of Joplin, Mo., Casey Ivie of Muskogee, Okla., and Nichole Ivie of Big Spring; sons, Shane Haney of Big Spring, and Gary McKinney of Independence, Mo.; a sister Evonne Lane and husband Bobby of Corsicana; grandchildren, Karya Dawn Dickey (Paw Paw's Angel), Autumn Skie Achey, Lexie Hyden, and Katy Perez, in addition to 18 other grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; nieces Richele Perry and Ivy Blackwell; and nephew Andrew Blackwell.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Bailey and Foster Funeral Chapel in Grapeland.
To view online, leave condolences, or sign the guest book, go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published in Big Spring Herald on Nov. 15, 2016