James Charles

James "Jimbo" Charles

1962 - 2021

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James W. “Jimbo” Charles age 58, of Abingdon, VA, formerly of Greeneville, TN, passed peacefully into eternal rest after a brief illness, Friday, January 1, 2021.


He will be fondly remembered for his big personality, his love of Harley Davidson motorcycles, cars, motorboating, and waterskiing. He excelled on the basketball court and was an accomplished cross county runner, in his youth. Jim was self-employed, where he applied a lifetime of experience performing excellent craftsmanship in the home remodeling trade. Jimbo was loved by many and will be sorely missed.


He was preceeded in death by his father James D. Charles, his mother Patricia Graham, and sister Teresa L. Johnson.


Jimbo is survived by two brothers David Charles and Doug Willet, both of Greene County, TN, and two nephews Richard L. Johnson and Josiah Charles.


He was cremated in accordance with his final wishes and his remains will be placed next to his sister and father in the Shiloh Cemetary, located in Greene County, TN. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.


A special thanks to the Peacemakers and others who donated resources to help Jim during this difficult time.


To share memories of James W. “Jimbo” Charles, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Jimbo’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

Celebration of Life

To be held at a later date.