JAMES VICKERS

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Vickers, James Howard (Jim/Grandy) went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2012, surrounded by family and loved ones. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at White Chapel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at White Chapel Funeral Home, with burial following in Greenwood Cemetery. Mr. Vickers was born in Jay, Florida, raised in Selma, Alabama and was a long-time resident of Montgomery, Alabama. He was a long-time member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Mr. Vickers entered the Army Air Corps in 1943 and retired from the USAF in 1974. Upon his retirement, he had achieved over 22,000 hours flying time in WWII, Berlin Air Lift, Korean War, and Vietnam War having participated in 9 conflicts. After his 30 years of military service, he served the Veteran's Administration for 20 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Reda March Vickers; parents, Hiram M. Vickers, Sr. (Otis Wilson); brother, Hiram M. Vickers, Jr. (Ivye); sister, Sara Vickers Findley (William D.). He is survived by three brothers, Herbert C. Vickers (Louise), Alton M. Vickers (Bert), and Lawrence D. Vickers (Bonnie); five children, James H. Vickers, Jr. (Kathy) of Suwannee, GA, Sharon Dunn (Tim) of Chester, VA, Sharmon Morris (Rev. Dan) of Navarre, FL, Robin Lambert (Chan) of Montgomery, AL and Wesley Vickers (Jackie) of Auburn, AL; thirteen grandchildren, Daniel Dunn (Melanie), Jared Dunn (Beth), Wesley Morris, Chris Lambert (Lee Anne), Aimee Mills (Adam), David Morris (Brittany), Kyle Vickers (Lauren), Caroline Parker (Chase), Stephanie Morris, Travis Vickers, Jake Vickers, Rachel Vickers, Luke Vickers; eight great-grandchildren, Coby, Kaiden and Haley Dunn, Berlin Vickers, Sophie Morris, Landon Parker, Bentley Parker and A.J. Mills. Special thanks to our angels Martha Davis, Barbara Rampersant, Virginia Jones and Maria Harris. Contributions in his honor may be made to the United Methodist Children's Home.

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Published in the MontgomeryAdvertiser.com from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2012
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