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Age 87 of Hamilton, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020. He was born on July 14, 1933, in London, KY, the son of the late Robert and Martha (nee Nickleston) Garland. James was married to Ruby

Garland for over 61 years and she preceded him in death in 2019. James was a veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by one son Gary

Garland; three sisters Becky Martin, Peggy Martin, and Mattie Brown; two brothers Charles Garland and Oscar Garland. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other family and close friends. James was preceded in death by two sisters Grace Day and Mildred Stanifer; one brother June Garland. Visitation will be on

Saturday, November 21, 2020, at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME, 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield from 3:00 PM until the time of the memorial service at 4:00 PM with Pastor Dean Lunsford officiating. Online condolences can be made at


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Published in Journal-News on Nov. 21, 2020.
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November 21, 2020
What a wonderful friend Jim was to me. He was one of my mentors at Champion Papers. He was like a dad at work. Shirley and I will always have a place in our hearts for Jim and Ruby. God bless you Gary. Love, Mike and Shirley Mueller
Mike Mueller
November 21, 2020
My deepest sympathies for Jim`s family. He was a good man.
Patrick Reece
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