James Ray Carlisle Beckley, Age 77, passed away on August 26, 2021 in Lakeland, FL. James was born on April 30, 1944 in Cincinnati, OH.

He was a truck driver for 31 years and was employed by Publix for 33 years.  James was a member of SouthWest Church of Christ, he was baptized as a young man and remained a faithful Christian.  James is preceded in death by his parents James and Lucille and wife, Andrea Beckley.

James is survived by wife of 3 years and 9 months, Linda Beckley; three daughters, Kayla Roberts (Brett), Amanda Worley (Thomas), and Janelle Thomas (Tim); siblings, Frieda Schatzman, David Beckley (Joanne) and Larry Beckley; Step children, Kim Anderson  (Kerry) and Phillip Ross; Grandchildren Tabitha Sadler (Clay), Wyatt Worley, Josiah Thomas, Emma Roberts, Emily Thomas, Aleah Thomas, Lydia Thomas; Great granddaughter Natalie Sadler; Step Grandchildren Joshua Anderson (Jenna), Laura Roper (Phillip), Mary Brook Skipworth (Logan), Samuel Ross, Ellerey Ross; Step great grandchildren Brayden Roper, Ella Anderson, Lincoln Roper.

There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be sent to the family at Central Florida Funeral Chapel.

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