Was reunited with his Heavenly Father, Family and Friends on Thursday 8-27-2020 at the age of 87 in Lithia, FL. Born and raised in Altoona, PA. Survivors include Daughters Karan & Leslie (Jonathan) of Lithia, FL. Grandchildren include David, Heather & Colton, as well as Taylor & Brandon. Previous marriage to Billie Joy. James was Co Owner of Livingston Bakery in Altoona but moved to Tampa, FL in 1959. He was owner/operator of Ivory Vending in Lutz, FL before his retirement. He attended Altoona High School, Plant High School in Tampa, and William Jennings Bryan College in Dayton, TN. James was a proud Veteran of the United States Air Force.
James was preceded in Death by his Mother Irene Wall Ivory and Father Gerald R. Ivory, Brother’s Gerald Robert and Donald Jack. James has also rejoined his only son- James Hayes in Heaven.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to James’ favorite and dear to the heart charity- St. Jude’s Children’s Research hospital in Memphis, TN. Service will be private.
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