James Redford
1962 - 2020
BORN
May 5, 1962
DIED
October 16, 2020
James Redford was a filmmaker known for documentaries including “The Kindness of Strangers,” and he was the son of actor and director Robert Redford.

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Published by The Opelika-Auburn News on Oct. 20, 2020.
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Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.
November 12, 2020
This is a sad time, yet i am truly so sorry for your loss of your son passing. May you find the strength in coming days, along with love, laughter that is surround you, your family and I saw a picture you with your son James in people magazine,
he looks like you and he was talented person. we all know that he is in a good place now the angels are taking good care of him. My thought, prayer are with you & your family now at this difficult time.
Jenifer Baribault
November 6, 2020
So deeply sorry to hear James Redford passed away. He was a wonderful filmmaker known for documentaries. May Almighty God in Heaven comfort the Redford family's broken hearts with endless love, strength, and peace as you cope with the loss of your dear loved one in your lives. He will certainly be missed by Hollywood and the whole world.
Tony
November 3, 2020
To the family of James Redman;


I am very sorry for your loss. My the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time and may your heart soon be filled with wonderful thoughts of James and memories of Joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Respectfully,


EDO, Illinois
November 2, 2020
Sincerest Condolences to the Redford family, James filmaking legacy will live on and he will be remembered for his work that shined a light on the issues he documented in film.
Michael Crismani
Acquaintance
October 31, 2020
Thank you for all your support over the years. Know that the entire DD Movement is keeping the Redford Family in our prayers during this difficult time.
Friends from Decoding Dyslexia
October 29, 2020
Mr Redford I am praying for your family for this pain is the worst you can bear. My son was 55 and lost him last year to liver disease. I have to depend on God to see me through each day. Remember the good times and dwell on them. I will continue to lift your family up daily and may you have peace.
Martha Morren
October 28, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Redford family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss
TD
October 28, 2020
I did not know him personally but I was impressed by and thankful for the documentaries he made. The last one about impact of stress in childhood on our adult lives was right on target. His accomplishments are more than noteworthy; they are life changing for many people. I'm a retired professor and I referred one of my former students, now a parent with a dyslexic child, to his film. It helped both of them immensely. My condolences to his family and his parents, Robert and Lola. The loss of a child, no matter at what age, is unbearably painful, but certainly they can be very proud of the impact their son had on the lives of others and likely was instilled in their son by them.
Happy Trails, Jamie!! PS Note below...I was never James teacher but did not know else to choose.
Mary R. Brown
Teacher
October 28, 2020
Sending deepest condolences at this tender time. My memories go back more than 50 years ago— in New York City- With Jamie and Shawna. We made forts, did plays, played make believe, played in Central Park and Trick-orTreated in their building. I felt blessed to have such wonderful friends in a very big city.
Sending love to the family—
Heidi Wilkinson Lords
Heidi Wilkinson Lords
Friend
October 27, 2020
Deeply saddened for the loss of such a kind and generous man .Mr. Jamie Redford will be remembered for his outstanding documentaries . Please accept my sincere condolences.
JE Sowell
October 27, 2020
A legitimate and authentic person . A kind and thoughtful person . I did not know him . I only watched the programs he delivered and was convinced we would be a better place with more people like him .
Gary Hydock
October 27, 2020
Dear Redford Family ,
My deepest heartfelt condolences to Redford Family. World lost amazing man, one of a kind spirit. With his stories he has touched all Humanity. We will never forget James.
Kevork Joulhayan
Friend
October 26, 2020
Very talented just like his father. We wished we could have met such a personality in person. May God provide strength,endurance, and comfort to the family
October 26, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Redford family, may God be your comfort at this time of your sorrow , so very sorry for your loss.
October 25, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to the Redford family and friends.
Debra Dean
Acquaintance
October 24, 2020
My heart is broken for the Redford Family
Debbie Alpern
October 24, 2020
To the family of James Redford;

My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences on your loss. As a parent, losing a child is hard to accept. It's precious moments that we will never forget. And the thought of never hearing their voice, feeling the touch of their hand or seeing their smile that light up a room can be most difficult to bear. It is our sincere wish that the Redford family be surrounded by LOVE during this difficult time.

May you also keep treasured memories of James in your heart and may you find comfort in knowing that those who have passed on in death God keeps in his memory because they are all precious in his eyes. (Psalm 116:15).

Respectfully,


EDO, Illinois


October 24, 2020
Our hearts aches for the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort you all during this difficult period.
October 24, 2020
My condolences go out to the Redford family. He will be missed by many.
Taylor
October 24, 2020
James dwells in the heaven of hearts and those legacies of his art: his films' his thoughts, his loving, his friendships, his passions . My heartfelt sympathy for the grief...Comforted by his presence in our memories
Georgianna Stout
October 23, 2020
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. Mr. Robert Redford, my heart especially goes out to you for losing your son. May God be with you to comfort you and help you through this time of deep sorrow.
T W
Neighbor
October 23, 2020
My condolences to the Redford family and friends. Praying for comfort and peace through fond memories and God, today, tomorrow, and always.
October 23, 2020
Linda Tracy
October 23, 2020
Prayers for your family at this time. Believe that James IS with the Lord and you will be with him again for eternity. Ask God to give you the Faith to truly believe in what you cannot see. God Bless You
Elizabeth Parrish- Silveira
October 23, 2020
I would like to say that I have lots of respect for this family. I wish all of you comfort and understanding in a time of total devastation such as these. All my prayers for the family.
Stephen Sheppard
October 23, 2020
My Condolences To Jamie's Entire Family. He Was A Shining Star Among Men, And Will Be Deeply Missed.
Sara Cook
Friend
October 22, 2020
I am so sorry for his family and friends and for the world who lost a great soul. My heart is sad but the world is better because he was here.
October 22, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to the family of James Redford. Cherish the beautiful memories. May the God of all comfort heal your broken hearts.
October 22, 2020
My condolences to the Redford family. May the peace and comfort fromGod be with the family at this most difficult time.
October 22, 2020
I was saddened to see the news of Robert Redford's son. I also lost my son, age 16, on October 16, 1995. Having learned of James' life was uplifting and should be comforting to his family to know his life was well spent contributing to the welfare of others. The mournful pain of losing a son never leaves. I have always admired Mr. Redford and his contribution to the environment. James sounded like a carbon copy of his father. Members of the family were in my prayers tonight and they will be remembered.
Peggy Miller
October 22, 2020
My condolences to the Redford family. Jamie was a humble spirit. Prayer's to his family.
Richard Schlect
October 22, 2020
I skied with James at Sundance when he was 16 and I was 21. I was a student at BYU at the time. He was a great guy when he was a young man, very humble. He will be missed.
Richard Schlect
Friend
October 22, 2020
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Kent Sivadge
October 21, 2020
Thank you for your wonderful contributions to life on earth. Peace and blessings as you experience Heaven.
Gloria C. May God comfort the
Redford family at this tender
Time.
Gloria Craker
October 21, 2020
Many years ago when we were building the house, the screening room and other various things we would run into Jamie occasionally. He was always delightful to be around. He was a great kid. Sweet and friendly. Our hearts are saddened for your loss.
Calvin Moss
Friend
October 21, 2020
My deepest sympathies to the Redford family, as you shed your tears over your loss, may you find the comfort and strength you need to help you through this most difficult time, so very sorry for your loss.
R B
October 21, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Redford family.May our Heavenly Father the God of love and comfort strengthen and sustain all of you in this very difficult time
Kay
October 21, 2020
RIP James Redford.
Cindy Herd
October 21, 2020
My heart goes out to Robert Redford's family. Your former Napa neighbors care.
Lynn Dixon-Edwards
October 21, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Redford family for your loss. At this very sad time, may the God of tender mercies comfort you and may your precious memories stay close to your heart.
Mary
Neighbor
October 21, 2020
Life is eternal! You will see your son again. Rest assured!!!
Rebecca Behrends
October 21, 2020
My condolences.
October 21, 2020
I lost a dear friend to the same disease. May he rest in peace. May his family and friends find comfort in the memories, which are now treasures.
Mary Lynn Kresge
October 21, 2020
So very sorry for your loss Mr. Robert Redford and family
Bonnie Loso
October 21, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sarah Colosimo
October 21, 2020
Prayers of condolence to the family of James

RIP
Chuck G
October 21, 2020
So sorry to Robert Redford and family in the loss of James Redford.
Yvonne
October 21, 2020
May peace be with the family and loved ones of James.
Lynette Nichols
Acquaintance
October 21, 2020
I was shocked and saddened by the news of the death of James.. I knew him as Jamie back when he was a student at Dalton. I was both his and Shauna’s history teacher in high school. I am so very sad. He is the first of my students to
pass away. My condolences to the family
Diana Moody Huston
Diana Moody Huston
Teacher
October 20, 2020
Sorry for your loss Mr Redford. I too loss a Son at 21. I know the pain that never leaves. Have loved your work.
Bob Dana
October 20, 2020
Kyle I send to you and your family my deepest and most heartfelt condolences. I had the pleasure of meeting Jamie when you two were dating on Nantucket. I remember him as a very kind man. What a huge loss. Offering many prayers and blessings. Wendy Wood ( Burns)
Wendy Wood
Friend
October 20, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss. No parent should bury their child.
Victoria Middleton
October 20, 2020
Condolences to All!
Lisa Kaempf
October 20, 2020
Prosz przyj nasze najgbsze kondolencje i wyrazy wspóczucia w tym najtrudniejszym czasie.
Joanna F
October 20, 2020
i know its hard, But the love you all have for James, will help you all thru this till we all get to Heaven to be together. Just lost my friend, buddy, my nephew to the viruis. i only meet Robert and James 1 time at my store in Milanville PA. in the 70'D with Bruce Gilcrest. RIP James
Fred Coords
October 20, 2020
charwin boggs
Friend
October 20, 2020
Sad news about James Redford. You will miss him everyday. May your tears be less and less. Remember all the good times. From Tucson AZ Love
Eva Toro
October 20, 2020
To the Redford. Sad news about James Redford. You will miss him everyday. May your be less and less and remember the good times. Sorry for your sorrow. From Tucson AZ Love
Eva Toro
October 20, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. My son was diagnosed on July 29 and died on September 9th, at the age of 36 from this horrific disease. Prayers for all of the Redmond family.
Roberta Spillman
Grandparent
October 20, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Susana Bravo
Friend
October 20, 2020
So Very Sorry to hear of the Loss Loss James Redford Robert Reford Son.For My Condolences in the Loss of your Son to have left this earth so young.
Sincerely,
Gail Kelly
Movie Buff
Gail Kelly
October 20, 2020
My condolences to his friends and family may he rest in peace he was an incredible so a brilliant filmmaker and to his father the love of his life may he rest in peace
David
October 20, 2020
I am so very sad to learn about Jamie's death. There is nothing that can really be said that eases the pain of losing a brother, or a son. Although it has been many years, I remember him as a kind and funny man who loved his family...My heart goes out to you.
Christine Blackmon
Friend
October 20, 2020
My heart breaks for your family. May God bring you peace and strength during this difficult time. May God bless you.
Jane Mick
Friend
October 20, 2020
My deepest condolences to Jamie's wife, children, Mr. Robert Redford, Jamie's mother and the entire extended family. Losing a son or daughter is a tragedy that is difficult to articulate. May Jamie's sunny personality and love of life bring memories that will console you in time.
Margaret Bullers Funchion
October 20, 2020
RIP
John morecroft
October 20, 2020
To the Redford family;
So sorry. Losing a child, regardless.of their age, is a sorrowful time in your life
James had a womderful, happy, fulfilling life. His talents.were
great. Wonderful parents.
Lovely wife and children
Think of him now in.the presence of our Lord..He is as he once was, without pain,. healthy and happy. He sees you every minute of everyday
You can talk to him. He hears you, but you can't hear him
He's as he always was.
Continue to love him
He continues to love you
RIP James
You will be missed.
Condolences to all the Redford
Families. All.your friends and everyone.that loved you.
God Bless






October 20, 2020
I wish to extend my condolences to you the family and friends of James Redford. May God comfort you and give you peace during this time of great sorrow.
D D
Neighbor
October 20, 2020
To the family and friends of James Redford. Please accept my condolences for the loss of your loved one. May God give you comfort and peace during this most difficult time of grief.
L T
Neighbor
October 20, 2020
Absolutely precious this life was that is now Lost ! I personally trust that , James is now Up among the Father in Heaven, RIP , Amen!
Jennifer Frenkil
Acquaintance
October 20, 2020
heartfelt condolences to his family.A parent should,nt have to bury their child,so sad so young Rest in heavenly peace.
B Fortunato
Friend
October 20, 2020
One of the kindest, sweetest souls we have ever known. My heart is broken. Prayers to the family.
Sarah Hammond
Friend
October 20, 2020
Condolences to the family. Having lost my son 4 months ago I know what they must be going through.
Phil Anninos
October 20, 2020
Our sincere sympathy to Robert and the entire family. Is so sad when a parent has to burry his or her . May He Rest In Peace. And may the lord give you all his blessing in such a difficult time. God Bless
Ray & Alex Carmona Gonzalez
October 20, 2020
god speed.condolences to all
patrick wolfe
Friend
October 20, 2020
So very sorry to hear about the passing of James. May the God of Comfort take care of the Redford Family as he comforts your hearts with His peace and tender care during this very difficult time. Thank you for the legacy that James left behind to remember him by.
October 20, 2020
When you see famous personalities you don't often think about much else than their careers. The fact is they have lives just like all of us, with all the highs and lows that familys celebrate and sometimes have to endure. My heart goes out to the whole family, as I know first hand how the cancer battle is fought. My wife lost her 58 year old brother to liver cancer two weeks ago. I hope life gets a little easier day by day for your family as it has for us.
George Pacanovsky
October 20, 2020
What a legacy he was, for being born to Robert Redford!! And way too young to pass away!! Thoughts/Condolences/Prayers to his Family and Friends!! GOD rest His- Soul!! And we have got to find a cure for cancer!! Rest In Peace James!!
Ronald Bredemeyer
Friend
October 20, 2020