Booker T. James Jr. born April 11, 1961, in Citra, Florida to Booker T. James Sr. and the late Florine Lawton James.
Educated in Marion County and a graduate of Vanguard High School, Class of 1979. To all his classmates he is remembered for his basketball talents with the Vanguard basketball team.
He worked for Publix as a Produce Manager. He was self-determined and motivated individual.
He was preceded in death by his late mother Florine Lawton James, Maternal grandparents Lawrence and Minnie Lawton, Paternal grandparents Strickland and Allie-Mae James, Uncles: Jimmy Lawton (Eva), John Harris Jr. Tommy McElerath, Aunts: Elsie Wilkerson, and Lois Ward.
He leaves to cherish is memories his father: Booker T. James Sr. (Derrian), three sisters: Bernadine Jackson, Sylvia James, and Tiwana James; two brothers: Ronnie James and Michael James: one Uncle Tommy Lawton (Alma), five aunts Juanita Harris, Laura Lawton, Mary McElerath, Lillian Dean (Ted), Karen James and a devoted niece Kendra James, and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins, and sorrowing friends.