Date Created: 10/13/2021
Last Updated: 10/13/2021

In loving memory of James Drayton
12/12/1930 - 10/10/2021

Location: Decatur, Georgia

Visits: 2,865

This memorial was created in honor of James "Jim" Arthur Drayton of Decatur, Georgia. James was born on December 12, 1930 in West Palm Beach and passed on October 10, 2021. James was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

 
 
 
 

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By: Joyce Drayton Thursday, October 14, 2021
“The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.” (A favorite line of his from Omar Khayyam’s... View Entire Memory
By: Joyce Drayton Thursday, October 14, 2021
His favorite poems… ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Henley; ‘The Rubiyat’ by Omar Khayyam; ‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling View Entire Memory
 
 

 
 

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By: Joyce Drayton Thursday, October 14, 2021
"When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses... View Entire Tribute
 
 

 
 

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By: Lynne Hubbard Friday, October 22, 2021
Mr. Drayton's, passing is a Great Loss ! I will truly miss my dear friend , my Mentor and Cheer Leader. Oh the wisdom, the intelligence, all the real life experiences he shared will be treasured for ever. He has had an... View Entire Condolence
By: Mami & Pastor Gerald Kisner Thursday, October 21, 2021
We are sadden at the loss of a giant, community leader, gentleman, gifted, mentor and family man. Sending our prayers and condolences to the family. It was a great honor to be able to share wonderful times with our... View Entire Condolence
By: Cathi Dailey Thursday, October 14, 2021
Sending my love and sympathy for the loss of your wonderful father. Such great memories of his beautiful smile and wisdom. I only wish I could have heard more of his awesome stories and life adventures. He was a true... View Entire Condolence
 
 

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