Mr. James Russell Lanham, 81, of Kevil, KY, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at Mercy Health Lourdes in Paducah.
Mr. Lanham was born in Cook City, IL on September 5, 1939 to the late Shelby and Christine (Horning) Lanham. He was a retired employee of Ford Automotive Company. He enjoyed doing word search puzzles, fishing, camping and going on vacation.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Jearldeen Lanham of Kevil, KY; one son, Jonathan Lanham of IN; two daughters, Renee Burkholder (Ronald) and Karen Cox (Steve), both of IN; one brother, Kenneth Lanham of St. Cloud, MO; three grandchildren, Jacob Burkholder, Kyle Burkholder and Haley Frazier; and seven great grandchildren, Cameron Hudson, Madeline Czubara, Kolten Burkholder, Bentley Frazier, Jacob Burkholder, Jr., Noella Burkholder, and Willow Burkholder.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Gene Lanham and his parents.
Funeral services will be Monday, June 21, 2021, at 1 PM in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family, Monday, June 21, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.
Condolences may be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com