Graveside services for Mr. James J. “Son” Rew, 77, of Ward will be held Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 11:30 A.M. from the Cokes Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Albert Creel officiating.
Mr. Rew passed away Monday, September 10, 2012 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. He was born September 7, 1935 in Ward, Alabama.
Survivors include his daughters Yvonne Leach and Patricia Rew-Dunbar of Calverton, Virginia; JuliAn James Rew-Davis (Jeremy) of Jacksonville, FL; one step-daughter Theresa Dickerson (Mike) of Culpeper, Virginia; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother Murry (Jean) of Ward; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Eunice Rew, four brothers, John Harold, David, Lavern, Eddie Rew and one sister, Martha Drinkard.
James spent 33 years in the United States Army, serving in the Korean War and the Vietnam War, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
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Bumpers Funeral Home of York will be in charge of arrangements.