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James Leonard Starkey Obituary



Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jimmy was a wonderful person. We went to school several years together and it was a shock to hear of his death. May God keep you all in his hands and heal your hearts by knowing that he needed Jimmy by his side.


Posted by: Dorothy Watson Lum - Minden, LA - school friend   Dec 15, 2012

To the Children and Family,
We loved your daddy and have many warm memories of jimmy. We are so sorry for your loss and pray for peace and comfort for you all.


Posted by: Bob and Vicla Johnson - Minden, LA - Friends   Dec 14, 2012

I have delivered to Mr. Jim supplies from Breathing Care for two years now. Everytime I saw Mr. Jim it was always a hello and a kind word. It was good to know him. My condolences to his friends and family


Posted by: Byron - LA   Dec 13, 2012

I have delivered to Mr. Jim supplies from Breathing Care for two years now. Everytime I saw Mr. Jim it was always a hello and a kind word. It was good to know him. My condolences to his friends and family


Posted by: Byron - LA   Dec 13, 2012

My memory of Jimmy goes back to when he was about 7 years old and I was 13. There was a knock on my front door and I opened it to Jimmy bearing a purple stoned ring for me and asking me to be his girlfriend. I took the ring, not knowing really what to say, and I kept the ring all these years. We lived in the same neighborhood at that time and I still have good memories of my childhood friend. Jimmy will be missed.


Posted by: Linda Holder Crow - Friend   Dec 13, 2012

Bear, Josh, Chelsea and Ruthy - Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all. We were so saddened to hear the shocking news of Jimmy's untimely death. It is a wake-up call for all of us to appreciate each other while we can. Jimmy had some great attributes - humor, musician and singer, medical talents and more. I wonder how many lives he may have saved? I will never forget celebrating New Year's Eve with him, Ruthy, and the

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Posted by: Rebecca & Kenneth Mummau - Riner, VA - Ex Sister Inlaw & Brother Inlaw   Dec 13, 2012

Many fond memories of Jimmy & Ruthy. May God provide comfort & peace to the entire famy during this time.


Posted by: Susan & Rodney Stell - McKinney, TX - Friend   Dec 13, 2012

I really don't know where to start i have so many memories of him and his family including Ms.Ruthy they r very dear to me Starkey was a good man i helped take care of his three wonderful kids he was a always full of laughter and lved to joke there was times i would have to tell him he needed to chill he loved giving Ms.Ruthy a hard time but i didnt give him no slack about it he

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Posted by: Patricia Butler - Dubberly, LA - friend (felt like his daughter)   Dec 13, 2012

Bear, Josh and Chelsea so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Charles and I have lots of memories of him from the ambulance and at Lisa Ellen's cafe. Good times!!!


Posted by: Charles & Lisa Anderson - Minden, , LA - Friends   Dec 12, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. It makes me think back to when I was younger and y'all would come for Christmas and jimmy would take me out and spoil me. For instance he took me out and bought me my first muzzle loader so that he and I could hunt that week. I also remember laughing at him making fun of people. I think that's where I got it from lol. So I'm gona celebrate his life. I know he loved The Lord and is in a beautiful place right now.


Posted by: Shawn Taylor - Roanoke , VA - Nephew    Dec 12, 2012