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James Harold "Jim" Webb

James Harold “Jimmy” “Jim” Webb Sr. died February 11, 2021 following a planned heart surgery.

Jimmy was born March 29, 1941, to Harold and Lottie Webb of Laurel, MS.
He grew up on First Avenue, went to Lamar Elementary School and, at young age, loved fishing and baseball.
He graduated from GS Gardner High School where he played baseball and was on the track team running hurdles.
After high school, Jimmy went to work for City Electric, then later Dixie Electric Power Association.
He opened Webb Service Company providing electrical and refrigeration contracting.
He later went to work for Stover Smith Electric Supply and then Chancellor Electric Supply and finished
his career as Maintenance Director of the Laurel Fairgrounds which he enjoyed

While his kids were young, he coached Dixie League Baseball and left a mark on
many young players. He later enjoyed watching each of his boys play sports and participate in
many other activities. He and Eve loved traveling and camping in their motor home,
going to NASCAR Races with family and riding their golf cart around the family lake.
He was an active member and deacon of Second Avenue Baptist Church and
chaperoned many youth trips. He remained active when the church moved and
became Heritage Heights where he served there until his untimely death. He was
the perfect father for his children and grandchildren and provided positive and
moral guidance for them. He loved his wife and family and was proud of the
accomplishments of each one of them. He will be missed by all that he touched.

He is survived by his wife of twenty-four years, Eve Wiggly Webb of Laurel, a
blended family, sons, James Harold Webb Jr, wife Cathy, Rev. Ronney Joe Webb,
wife Maria, Dr. John Christopher Webb, wife Jill, James Shawver, wife Tina,
daughters, Eadie Camp, Andrea Gardner, husband John, sister Francis Aust,
husband Larry, brother, Jerry Webb, wife Joyce and a host of grandchildren,
nieces and nephews and his very special friend, Pam Holifield.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 14, 2021 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Heritage Heights Baptist Church in Laurel, Mississippi.
Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM with burial to follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Dr. Ken Regan and Rev. Ronney Joe Webb will officiate.

Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements. (601) 649-3342.

Pallbearers will be Rickey Beasley, Nicky Howell, Randy Shows, David Grayson, T.K. Thornton and Charles Brady.
Honorary pallbearers will be Rodney Cockerham, Dr. Randy Moore and Carmichael Carriage.

Online guestbook may be signed at


James Harold "Jim" Webb
March 29, 1941 - February 11, 2021




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