- 51 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 3, 1964
- Date of passing: Jan 16, 2016
- Place of passing:
Tuscon, Arizona, United States
|Let the memory of James be with us forever, Class of 1982|
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, James Strother Bogie V. We will remember him forever as a dear friend and classmate. There will be a reunion one day my friend.
"Today we honored James wishes and spread his ashes in the beautiful Sabino Canyon in Tucson Arizona. A small group of very dear friends of James were there. The sun was shining and the birds were singing and the water was flowing strong. We held hands and talked about how we met him and how much we love him and how much he will be missed. Such a beautiful setting to help send him home. Rest in peace James, you will be remembered and loved always."
Today, many of your fellow classmates will come together to celebrate your life and what you meant to each one of us. "We had joy we had fun we had Seasons in the Sun. When all the birds are singing in the sky
Now that spring is nearly here, With the flowers and trees blooming everywhere, We wish that you could be here." God bless you my friend."
"I miss you James. We will meet again someday for sure. Peace."
"You will forever be in our hearts and minds...lots of wonderful memories from school...you always were such a dear friend to me....we laughed a lot and had some wonderful times....I pray you are at peace....you will be missed...we love you until we meet again....I pray we have a great turn out for your memorial service in March..to honor your memory..you so deserve that..."
"In processing how your life and death have affected me, I remembered how you came into my life, the interactions we had (memorable with life, laughter and fun), the distance for many years and then reconnecting in 2011. You're someone that I just clicked with, had a kinship with, and a connection. Jimbo, I have been trying to find the words to express how your passing has affected me and then by the grace and timing of God's love, a new friend (Tyler) summed it up for me..."From the moment we’re born, we’re conditioned into a world of physicality. We know what we see, what we feel, what we hear, what we grow to understand from our single perspective. All through familiarizing ourselves with our surroundings, and the people we grow to know and love become an inherit part of that. No matter how much our circumstances change, and no matter what we go through, those we love become a source of stability. Upon the passing of a loved one, not only do we experience the physical absence of a single person — but we often grieve what they represented and provided to us. Sometimes it takes the passing of a loved one to make us realize just how significant their impact really was. They never stop teaching us." Jimbo, I will continue to learn what your crossing my path has meant and how I will reflect at the right time, to hopefully share what I learned from you to help another beautiful soul in their time of need and make a difference. May you rest in peace, dear one! Love...a friend who was rooting for you in life. Keith."
""BOGIE" I am so sad that you couldn't over come your demons....You have one of the sweetest hearts when ALL was well with you.You and I always were close growing up and enjoyed time together sharing our childhood .We remained close through the years and recently had long, long conversations on the phone.I hope and pray that in your last little bit of time here you found the peace you have always longed for! I love you and will miss the good times like we had in Tucson when your mom and I came to visit! You were one of my favorite cousins growing up.I hope to see you on the other side .Your CUZ DEEDLE .........RIP XOXO"
"Jim will be forever missed. I gave my heart to him MANY years ago...and he broke it apart. I will always remember his witty ways and humor...including an incident where my involvement with him got my nose broken. RIP cutie! So sad, so sad."
"I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Jim's passing. I became good friends with him when he was living in Memphis going to Physical Therapy school at UT-Memphis in the late 80s/early 90s. Lots of laughs, lots of good times. He will be missed. RIP my friend!"
"RIP Jim. Until we meet again my friend."
"Sadden to hear of passing of a dear friend and
I will always remember you.
"In loving memory of Jim's faith, courage, struggles, aspirations, achievements, and kindness, a reading of Emily Dickinson's poem: "This World is not Conclusion."
A Species stands beyond -
Invisible, as Music -
But positive, as Sound -
It beckons, and it baffles -
Philosophy, dont know -
And through a Riddle, at the last -
Sagacity, must go -
To guess it, puzzles scholars -
To gain it, Men have borne
Contempt of Generations
And Crucifixion, shown -
Faith slips - and laughs, and rallies -
Blushes, if any see -
Plucks at a twig of Evidence -
And asks a Vane, the way -
Much Gesture, from the Pulpit -
Strong Hallelujahs roll -
Narcotics cannot still the Tooth
That nibbles at the soul -"
"RIP Jim. I hope I never forget some of the great memories I have of him from growing up."
"I will never forget you and our fond memories."
"A dear friend and fellow classmate. Until we meet again Jim."
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