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James Milam

James Milam, age 71 of Paducah died Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah.  He was born the son of the late Muriel Milam and the late Ruth Gentry Carlisle.  He worked in maintenance at Immanuel House in Hartford, CT prior to retirement.  He previously worked at Wicks Lumberyard, Jackson House, and Hanks True Value Hardware.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge #952 of Ledbetter, he enjoyed spending time at PIR where he competed in dirt track racing as well as gokarts.  He loved to watch Dale Earnhardt Sr. race the #3 car.  His employers called him, "The Fix-It Man".  He was a member of Oaklawn Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2021 at Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah with Bro. Mark Thweatt officiating.  Burial will follow in Brook Hill Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the funeral home.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his wife: Ramona of Paducah; his son: Edward Harris of Paducah; his daughter: Crystal Jones (Stephen) of Mayfield; his brother: Kenneth Milam of Dunnelon, Florida; his grandchildren: Katelyn Jones, Natalie Jones, Anna Jones, and Nathaniel Jones. and his step-mother: Wilma Milam of Deltona, Florida.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife: Virginia Copeland Milam; and by his sister: Merlin Lee Milam.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110.



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A candle was lit in memory of James Milam

Linda Buchanan Oct 4 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. He was a good person. I enjoyed being his assistant coach when he coach his son (Eddie) team from Special Olympics in Paducah. It was an honor working with him. Rest In Peace!

Metropolis Oct 4 2021 12:00 AM

Worked with James at Woolco from 1974-1978 and remained friends ever since. Prayers for the family.

Lex Brame Oct 3 2021 12:00 AM

So Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and the family.

Sheila Butler Oct 2 2021 12:00 AM

Crystal, Stephen, Katelyn, Natalie, Anna, and Nathaniel,We are so sorry for your loss. May GOD comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time.-Elizabeth Cothran and your QA/QC family.

Elizabeth Cothran Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM

Crystal, Stephen and family,I am sorry for your loss and will pray for you during this time.-Gloria

Gloria Graves Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM

Crystal, Stephen and family,
I am sorry for your loss and will pray for you during this time.
-Gloria

Gloria Graves Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM

Crystal, Stephen, Katelyn, Natalie, Anna, and Nathaniel,
We are so sorry for your loss. May GOD comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time.

-Elizabeth Cothran and your QA/QC family.

Elizabeth Cothran Sep 30 2021 12:00 AM