James Strother Bogie V
  • 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.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Randall Myers on 17th January 2017

"Jim, it's been one year since you left this world, your family and friends. It will never be the same without you but we carry on knowing your in a better place surrounded by God's warmth and love. Forever missed by so many never forgotten by those who knew you."

This tribute was added by Devita Johnston on 16th January 2017

"BOGIE, I miss you ! I know there is peace where you are . I LOVE YOU ALWAYS

This tribute was added by Linden Coleman on 13th March 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Randall Myers on 13th March 2016


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."

This tribute was added by Tom Oliver on 4th March 2016

"I miss you James. We will meet again someday for sure. Peace."

This tribute was added by Sherri McCrary on 9th February 2016

"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..."

This tribute was added by Keith Teague on 6th February 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Devita Johnston on 5th February 2016

""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"

This tribute was added by Robert Wood on 1st February 2016

"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."

This tribute was added by Rodney Hicks on 31st January 2016

"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!"

This tribute was added by Sandra Watson on 31st January 2016

"RIP Jim. Until we meet again my friend."

This tribute was added by Pamela Jones on 31st January 2016

"Sadden to hear of passing of a dear friend and
I will always remember you.
RIP  Jim"

This tribute was added by loretta stalans on 30th January 2016

"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 -"

This tribute was added by Barry Norris on 30th January 2016

"RIP Jim. I hope I never forget some of the great memories I have of him from growing up."

This tribute was added by Jamie Robbins on 30th January 2016

"I will never forget you and our fond memories."

This tribute was added by Randall Myers on 30th January 2016

"A dear friend and fellow classmate. Until we meet again Jim."

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