James Spivey Jr.
Homecoming Service will be held for James Spivey Jr., age 72, of Ruston LA., Thursday, January 24, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., South Parkway Church, 3000 South Vienna, Ruston, LA., with Reverend C.C. McClain, Officiating, Visitation service will be Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 4:00 to 9:00 p.m., Kings Funeral Home, 1511 West California Avenue, Ruston, LA.
James Spivey, Jr. was born on December 22, 1940 to the union of James Spivey, Sr. and Ida Lou Thomas near Choudrant, LA. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior and was baptized at Rocky Valley Baptist Church along with his sister, Eula, at an early age.
James was formally educated in the Lincoln Parish School system and was a proud Lincolnite. He continued his education at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
In 1963, he married Lillie Doris Jones of Grambling, LA. Four children were born of that union, Sharee LaShon, Sharon LaNeice, James, III (Dequita) and Shelonda LaTrece (Kevin). In 1969, James began his professional career with General Motors Corporation (GM). James legacy will continue through his 4 children, Sharee LaShon (deceased)), Sharon LaNeice, James, III (Dequita) and Shelonda LaTrece (Kevin), 10 grandchildren, one sister, Eula(John) Kincaide, one niece, one nephew, 4 aunts, 3 uncles, a special friend, Eunice Perry and a host of cousins, family, club members, UAW brothers, sisters, and friends.