James “Jimbo” Lawrence Thames, Sr., 55, avid fisherman who served in the U.S. Navy

James “Jimbo” Lawrence Thames, Sr. died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the age of 55.

Mr. Thames was a devoted, loving family man and avid fisherman who began his career in the U.S. Navy and most recently worked for Pete’s Interior.

He was born April 8, 1958, in Sumter to Margaret Taylor Martin and James H. Martin, Jr. His father preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Thames; daughter, April Thames; sons, James Lawrence Thames, Jr., Steven Leno and Kyle Thames; two brothers; and four sisters.

Celebratory services will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 3, 2014, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.

Please leave online condolences for the family at www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net.


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