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“James was a student at the Bamberg Job Corps Center. Our hearts and prayers goes out to the family and friends of James. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Clara Thomas - Bamberg, SC

“Love you brah bless up !! ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kell Jones - Atlanta, GA

“I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. I have not know James for very long but it was evident he was a very kind and thoughtful person. My condolences...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Molly Boren - Folly Beach, SC

“I miss you so much man you were the twin I never got you're my brother and i can't believe you left so early we had planned so much, I know you're...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Malachi Lanham - Charleston, SC

“Sending love, thoughts and prayers to everyone in the Gilbert, Hanf and Painter families. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jamie Jefferies - Mt Pleasant, SC

“My heart is breaking for all who knew & cared about James. He and my son (Kaleb) grew up together, and considered each other brothers. They were...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Miranda Reubish - MT PLEASANT, SC

“Prayers for peace and healing. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Hanf - Family

“I'm very sorry to hear of James sudden passing. He was an awesome kid and our family loved him. I will miss hearing his voice in my house and those...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Lori Simpson - Charleston, SC

“I am writing on behalf of my grandson Carson who is unable at attend James' service. Carson has expressed sincere condolences for the passing of his...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Carson Wohlwend - Mt pleasant, SC

“So very sorry to hear about James. James and my Grandson Kaleb were very good friends growing up in Mt. Pleasant. I have fond memories of James...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Teresa Pennington Simmons - SC


James Gilbert Painter, 19, of Elloree, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, January 27, 2021 following a motor vehicle accident. A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, January 31, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Mt Pleasant, 681 McCants Drive Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 at 3:00PM. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

James was born June 3, 2001 in Burleigh, North Dakota and adopted by his paternal grandparents, Robert M Gilbert, Jr. and Susan Hanf Gilbert. He attended Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary School, Wando High School, and Job Corps. As a youth he attended Mt. Pleasant First Baptist Church. James was a former employee of both Cracker Barrel and McDonalds in Santee. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing and reading.

He is survived by his adopted parents, Robert and Susan; father, James Clarence Painter II; mother, Jodi Lynn Anderson; maternal grandmother, Cathy Anderson Kessel; brother, Jacob Anderson; uncle, Robby Gilbert III (Carey); aunt, Jamie Scott; and two nieces and a nephew.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN, 37214.