James “R.E.” Nettles

Published 9:15 am Monday, January 22, 2024

Services for Mr. James “R.E.” Nettles of Bogue Chitto are 11:00 am, Monday, January 22, 2024, at Riverwood Family with visitation from 9:00 until the time of service and burial at Riverwood Memorial Park.

Mr. James “R.E.” Nettles 98 passed away January 19, 2024, at his residence.

He was born March 7, 1925, to the late Richard Duncan Nettles and Vertis Johnston Nettles.

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After returning home from serving in the Army during World War II, R.E. returned to his life of farming, but later worked for several companies before starting his employment with Chevron. He retired from Chevron after 24 years. After retiring, he loved being outside, working his small herd of cattle, working a small garden, or simply mowing the grass. Until his health started failing, he was an active member of the American Legion Post 12, and the VFW Post 2618 in Brookhaven, MS.
Preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Gena Nettles Sample, Beverly Nettles Plotner; grandson, Seth Nettles; daughter-in-law, Barbara Nettles; brother, Leo Nettles; sister, Esteen Cupit and baby brother, Chester.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 36 years Jerry Nettles and son, Bruce Nettles and three grandchildren, Paul Nettles, Charles Sample, Chelsea Morse (Justin) and great-grandchild, Tegan Morse.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.