Family Login:

James Alexander Mims III
  • Memorials may be made
  • Grace United Methodist Church
    1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
    Charleston, SC 29407

Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to James by adding your memories and photos.


Arrangements made by

J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414
Get Directions

Profile of J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists

Memories & Candles

“My prayers are with you and the boysARCA ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Parker - Charleston, SC

“I just wanted to say how sorry I am for your loss. I always admired what a good looking couple you made and could see the love you had for each...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Kim Blocker - Charleston, SC

“I had worked with James Mims for over five years at the Naval Weapons Station with the Corps of Engineers and he was always one who could make you...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: William Davis - Coworker

“Gale sorry for the lose of your brother. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Erwin Bohlen CHS 66

“My deepest sympathy to all of Jim's family.Jeanne Canfield Gerhardt (CHS'65) ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Jeanne Gerhardt - Charleston, SC

“We lived in the same neighborhood for almost 20 years. Jim always had a great story along with his sweet and witty disposition , whether it be when...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lora James - Charleston, SC

7 of 8 | Posted by: Lora James - Charleston, SC

“Thoughts and prayers are with you and your sons. I am so sorry to read of your loss. God Bless. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Lunsford - Charleston, SC

James Alexander Mims, III, 70, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Jennifer Roe Mims entered into eternal rest Monday, March 6, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, March 10, 2017 in Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard at 2:00 p.m. Interment with military honors will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

James was born March 6, 1947 in Honolulu, Hawaii, son of the late James A. Mims, Jr., and Loris Martschink Mims. He was a graduate of Charleston High School, Associate Degree from Trident Technical College and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from the Citadel, Class of 1980. James was retired from the Army Corps of Engineers and was a Navy Seabee Veteran of the Vietnam war, and retired as a Lt. Commander, USNR. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Masters Touch Ministries, Charleston Rifle Club, the Deutscher Bruderliche Bun, VFW, Boy Scouts of America Troop #31, Harley enthusiast and ABATE supporter.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jennifer Roe Mims; three sons, James Alexander Mims, IV., Blake Tucker Mims, Christian William Mims all of Charleston, SC; two sisters, Joy Bolus (Rob) of James Island, SC, and Gale Mims of Charleston, SC. As well as a large extended family from Kentucky.

Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29407.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Live Oak Memorial Gardens

3093 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 766-2391