Mr. James Lee Studdard Jr., 74, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017.

Mr. Studdard was born in Atlanta, Ga., on April 7, 1943. He retired after 25 years of service with Goodwill.

He was a resident at Brookdale Living for the past eight years in Carrollton, Georgia, and an active member of the For the People’s Blind Community. Although blind, Mr. Studdard was active in the local Ham Radio club and was one of its “Disaster Radio Operators.” Mr. Studdard was a member of Carrollton First Baptist Church.

Mr. Studdard was predeceased by his mother, Eleanor Acree Studdard, and his father, James L. (Jimmy) Studdard Sr., both of Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Studdard is survived by several cousins living in Conyers, Ga., Atlanta, Ga., and Orlando, Fla.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Almon Funeral Home in Carrollton with Dr. Steve Davis officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 am until the funeral hour.

Burial will be Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Smyrna Presbyterian Campground Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Open Hands Ministry, PO BOX 1818, Carrollton, GA 30112 or First Baptist Church, Special Needs Program, 102 Dixie St., Carrollton, GA 30117.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family at

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.