Mr. James Smithie Bodiford Jr., 79, a resident of Camden, AL died at J. Paul Jones Hospital on Saturday, May 4, 2019 after lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. The funeral service will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Camden Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Camden City Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, May 6, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home in Camden, AL. Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Funeral Home of Camden, AL will be directing.
Mr. Bodiford was preceded in death by his parents, James Sr. and Eola Fairly Bodiford. He is survived by his loving and faithful wife, Shirley Wall Bodiford who was able to care for him at home until his death; son, James Edward Bodiford (Ginger) of Hope Hull, AL; grandchildren, Chase Fairly Bodiford of Beijing, China and Hayley Lowell Bodiford of Tuscaloosa, AL.
Mr. Bodiford was a life long resident of Camden, AL. He was a member of Camden Baptist Church and was a graduate of Wilcox County High School in 1958. After high school he attended the University of Alabama where he graduated in 1962 and was known as an avid Alabama sports fan. James spent most of his career as parts manager for the family automobile dealership.
In lieu of flowers, memorial can be made to ones favorite charity.