February 24, 1933 – May 29,2021
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother uncle and friend went to his eternal home on Saturday, May 29, 2021. He was 88 years old. Jim proudly served his country, in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the VFW. Jim loved to play golf, and spend time with his family especially the grandchildren. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his loving wife of 64 years, Coleta Banes; two sons, James Darryl Banes and wife Melodee, Kevin Banes and wife Patti; three grandchildren, Niki, Andrew, Dylan; four great grandchildren, Drew, Christian, Lucy, Collins; two sisters, Iva Lincecum, Barbara Allbritton and husband Howard; numerous, nieces, nephews and friends. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, in Denham Springs, on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 12pm until Celebration of Life Service at 2pm. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Audrey Banes and sister, Gwen McDaniel. Condolences may be offered at www.sealefuneral.com.