James Willard Raulerson

Born: Sun., Oct. 17, 1937
Died: Fri., Mar. 9, 2018

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Mar. 16, 2018
Location: New Home Cemetery

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Mr. James Willard Raulerson, age 80, of Blackshear, died Friday afternoon (3/9/18) at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House following an extended illness.

Born October 17, 1937 in Waycross, GA, he was a son of the late James Leslie and Minnie Mae Dyal Raulerson.  He was a veteran and retired from the United States Navy following 20 years of service and moved to Blackshear in 1975. He was a self- employed landscaper, loved to fish and thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Eda Mae Turner, Vonice Barnes, Elmyra McNeal, and Jeanette Mitchell; and three brothers, Vernon Raulerson, J.R. Raulerson, and Eugene Raulerson.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Martha King Raulerson of Blackshear; a son, James Hampton Raulerson (wife Pretzel) of Newport News, Virginia; 3 grandchildren, Mia Torres, James Gabriel Torres, and Precious Elizamae Torres, all of The Phillipines; 2 sisters, Betty Rowland of Jacksonville, FL and Mevenie Collins of Callahan, FL; a brother, Robert Raulerson of Fernandina Beach, FL; a sister-in-law, Laverne Sims of Blackshear; a brother-in-law, William B. “Buddy” King (wife Susan) of Blackshear; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A graveside memorial service will take place on Friday (3/16/18) at 11 AM at New Home Cemetery in Pierce County.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

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Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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Glenda Phillips
   Posted Sat March 10, 2018
So sorry and my prayers are with you Martha,and all your family.

Phoebe Myers
   Posted Mon March 12, 2018
Dear Family, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. During this most difficult time of mourning and grieving your loss may you be comforted beyond measure as you read God's Word the Bible. The time will soon come when death will be no more. (Isaiah 25:8) By means of a resurrection to life, many who have died will live again. (Acts 9:36-41) May you have the utmost confidence in all that God promises. (Titus 1:2)
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Rab and Anne Boatright
   Posted Fri April 13, 2018
Martha Lee and family....I was sorry to hear about James...But we know that
he is now at peace and in a much better place..... We send our deepest

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