James “Jim” Lanham, 65 of Leroy passed away July 28, 2018 at Charleston Memorial Hospital following a long illness.

He was born June 3, 1953 in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Keith and Wanda Cobb Lanham. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a Laborer.

He is survived by son Michael Lanham; daughters Destiny (Jesse) Yates, Jamie (Martin) Jones ; brother Wayne Landis; sisters Patricia “Ann” Sullivan, Brenda Justice and Nancy Gail McNabb; also survived by 9 grandsons and on great grandson.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Shamblin Lanham and a sister Barbara Shamblin.

The family is honoring his request for cremation and no public service is scheduled. Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley, is serving the family.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.waybrigthtfuneralhome.com