James Robert Eskew

August 25, 1931 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 87)

James Robert Eskew, age 87, of Fairburn, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  He was born in Fairburn on August 25, 1931, to Fred Eskew and Allie Cochran Eskew.  He attended Bethlehem Baptist Church and retired from Mead Paper.

He was preceded in death by:  his wife, Helen (Railey) Jernigan Eskew; sisters, Ozelle Meeks and Myra Hand; and brothers, Billly and Leon Eskew.

He is survived by:  brother, Johnny Eskew (Alice) of Fairburn; nieces, Anne McKinney of Greer, SC, Kelly Rock of Fairburn and Allison Hogue of Dahlonega; nephews, Ronnie Meeks of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Matthew Eskew of Newnan; step-daughters, Brenna Lype (Bob) of Ooltewah, TN, Bonnie Bregante (Mark) of Douglasville and Bridget Morrow (Deke) of Cedar Rapids, IA; step-sons, Britton Jernigan of Palmetto and Burton Jernigan of Atlanta; and five step-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Holly Hill Memorial Park.  Pastor Lester Cooper will officiate

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