COLUMBUS — James Floyd Bobitt, 78, died July 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Graveside services are at 11:30 a.m. at Mt. Vernon Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Ray officiating. Lowndes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Bobitt was born Feb. 16, 1935, to the late Lee Roy and Oma Loye Baker Bobitt. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Church and the Shriners. He was the owner of Bobitt Building Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Leota Bobitt; and sisters, Dahra and Laura Bobitt. Survivors include his sons, Frank Bobitt of Chapin, S.C. and Lane Bobitt of Columbus; sisters, Barbara Bobitt Jaynes of Jackson, Joyce Bobitt Miller of Columbus and Cleta Bobitt Collums of Marks; brother, Keith Bobitt of Birmingham, Ala.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to McBee Baptist Church Building Fund, 2846 Highway 50 E., Columbus, MS 39702.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 29, 2013
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