Bobby Ray James, 70 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center. Bobby was born May 15, 1949 in Pikeville, KY to the late Virgil James & Mabel Gillman Justice. In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by one brother, Scott Justice. Bobby is survived by his wife, Sondra Jones James of Elkhorn City, KY; one son, Jeremy Todd (Cathy) James of Lawrenceburg, KY; one daughter, Belynda (Jake) Schuman of Cardington, OH; and seven grandchildren. Bobby is also survived by two sisters, Roberta (Earl) Franklin of VA & Patsy(Glen) Phillips of TN; and his special pet “Buttons”.