Isaac "Bubba" James Sr. (77) was born to Gennie James and Elizabeth James on November 29, 1942. Bubba James transitioned from his earthly home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 11th, 2019.
He worked in law enforcement for more than forty years in both the Colquitt County Sheriff's Dept. and the Moultrie Police Dept. for the majority of his career until he retired in 2009 as a Lieutenant. During his years of service he received numerous awards and honors.
Mr. James loved helping people; seeing the potential and goodness in everyone he meet. He had a great sense of humor and loved football and working on his rental properties.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Gennie James and Elizabeth Booker and one sister, Betty Madison.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 42 years Barbara Joiner James of Moultrie, GA; two sons, Issac Jams Jr. and Sedric Lightsey of Moultrie, GA; two daughters Deidre (Rawle) Steinberger of Moultrie, GA and Stacie (Vinson) Robinson of Jonesboro, GA; six brothers, Johnny (Doris) James, Lacey (Sonia) James, Nathaniel James, Vincent (Jacquelin) Ervin, Bruce (Devin) Colson, and Anthony Reed; one sister, Mary Johnson; one brother-in-law, Leroy Madison; and one sister-in-law Rosa James; six grandchildren, Julian Robinson, Jordan Robinson, Keionte James, Kya James, Isaac James III, and Marcellesus Lightsey, one great-grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and numerous family and friends.
Services entrusted to Luke Strong and Son Mortuary LTD.
Published on October 18, 2019


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Bruce Phelps
Oct 22, 2019

Lieutenant/Sgt. Bubba James was my first shift supervisor when I began my law enforcement career at the Moultrie Police Department in March of 1984.

Sgt. James was a compassionate caring person & one of the greatest law enforcement professionals I ever had the privilege of serving with.

Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.
Beverly Bass Carter
Oct 22, 2019
Ms. Barbara....I am so so sorry to hear of "Bubba" James passing, I am sure and my brother Johnny Bass are rejoicing in memories of their times together. Prayers going up for showers of peace and comfort to reign down on you and the family.
Luke Strong
Oct 18, 2019