Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, for Mr. James Marion “Slick Jack” Rylee, age 80, at Jones and Son Chapel in Richton. Mr. Rylee passed away on April 7, 2019, at Perry County General Hospital. Bro. Shane Giadrosich will officiate with burial to follow in the Edwards Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Rylee, Donny A. Rylee, Billy Dale Rylee, Jaime Rylee, Timothy Rylee, Eugene Burnett and Donnie Hall.
Mr. Rylee was preceded in death by his wife, Nelda Kay Rylee; daughter, Angela Rylee; parents, Melvin and Mindy Rylee; sisters, Gladys Brantley and Doris Rylee; brothers, Pete, Hambone, Willie Ray, Jimmy and Ronny Rylee. He is survived by his son, James Donald (Donna) Rylee of Zachary, LA; step-daughter, Pamela (Chris) Starr of Stewart, OH; sister, Hilda (Roger) Hall of Richton; brother, Donny Rylee of Richton; 2 step-grandchildren; 1 step-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Rylee was a member of the Richton United Pentecostal Church. He was a truck driver for 65 years.
Visitation will be Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Jones and Son Funeral Home.