James Phillip Boddie entered this world on June 5, 1935 in Livingston, Texas entered Heaven's gates surrounded by his loving family on January 30, 2018 at the age of 82.
James was the 7th of 8 children. He is preceded in death by his parents Doyle and Ollie; brothers Troy and Marsell; sisters Doylene Pope and Neta Tipton. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Alice Boddie; daughters Ginger Simpson and husband David; Kathryn Greer and husband Gitch, four wonderful grandchildren Chad Simpson and wife April, Chelsea Simpson, Taylor Leonard and Nash Greer. Also survived by sisters Annie Wiggins, Lucy Terry and husband Thurman and brother Gene and wife Faylene and many loved nieces and nephews.