James Benjamin Ivy, 81, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on January 13, 2021, at his residence.
He was born on March 19, 1939, to Benjamin Leroy and Ethel (Long) Ivy in Meridian, MS.
James is survived by his wife, Yvonne Ivy; son, Terry (Susanne) Ivy; daughter, Cathy (Mike) Kennedy; seven grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Leroy and Ethel Ivy; son, Frank Ivy; and brothers, Earl Ivy, Robert Ivy, Donald Ivy, and Ricky Ivy.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, January 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m. at the King Cemetery, with Rev. Terry Ivy and Rev. Ray Newell officiating.
Burial took place in the King Cemetery.
Pallbearers were his six grandsons, Andy Kennedy, Ben Ivy, Allen Kennedy, Joshua Ivy, Joseph Ivy, and Joel Ivy.
Online condolences can be given at www.wrightsfuneral.com.