James Edward "Jimmy" Jaye

April 25, 1944 ~ May 10, 2020

James Edward “Jimmy” Jaye, 76, of Vinton, LA., passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, in his home, surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.

Jimmy was born on April 25, 1944, in Uriah, AL., to Amos & Annie Jaye. He served in the Air Force from 1962-1968 during the Vietnam War and later relocated to Vinton in 1970. His family and friends admired him for his servant-heart, dedication to Jesus Christ Our Lord and his undeniably strong work ethic. He lived a very happy life with his wife and dedicated life partner always at his side. He touched many people's lives and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife Emma Jean Aguillard Jaye; his children, Melodie Clement, Buddy Vincent, Michael Jaye, Jamie Penna, Kristi Moncrief, Suzie Smith and Misty Wilfer; his fifteen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; as well as his two sisters and two brothers. He was preceded in death by one brother and his parents.

A private family viewing has been entrusted to Johnson and Robinson Funeral Home in Sulphur. A private burial service will be at Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly, LA. Graveside services will be officiated by Pastor Don Snider. Under state compliance limit of 10 people.

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  1. Thoughts and prayers for your family during this difficult time. May he painlessly fly with angels in heaven.

  2. I will miss my pawpaw so much.He inspired me throughout my life and others. I love you very much pawpaw.

  3. Miss Emma I wish I could have gotten to see my dear friend Jimmy Jay when I stoped by the other day I wish I could go in person and pay my proper respects to such a great and wonderful man that was so good to me he was a true friend to me in my time of need and made me realize a lot about my self I send my condolences and prayers to you and your family for he will be greatly missed by many

  4. Ms Emma,May you and your family find comfort in the Lord…for He and Mr Jimmy will be watching over you from above. All my prayers…Tammy

  5. We want to pay our respects today to Jimmie for his life was spend making others laugh and smile. And Aunt would always say “Oh, Jimmy”…  Great times. I love you Aunt Emma. Myra

  6. Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

  7. We truly love and miss you brother. The church will not be the same. I know ur in a better place but our hearts are still heavy.

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