James Alan "Bubba" Engelhardt

13 August, 198918 January, 2023
Obituary of James Alan "Bubba" Engelhardt
James Alan “Bubba” Engelhardt, of Columbia, Mississippi, passed away in Biloxi, Mississippi on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at the age of 33. Known for being a hard worker, Bubba worked as a carpenter in the construction industry. He was a collector of all things. He lived life to the fullest and to quote Bubba, “I live wide open!” He was very likable, would help anyone in need, and will be remembered for his big heart. He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Ellen Goldman; a great-grandmother, Clara Mae Kennedy; and a great-grandfather, Gerald Kennedy. Bubba is survived by three children, Kensleigh Brown, James Henderson, and Jacob Henderson; his mother, Sheila Clement (Steven), his father, James Henderson (Kathleen), his step-dad, Gary “Gizzard” Stelly; four sisters, Kristina Henderson, Ashley Herrington (John), Tracey Daniels (James), and Amanda Kay Henderson; a brother, Jim Henderson; grandparents, Teena "Nanaw" Engelhardt, Larry Engelhardt, and Jim Henderson (Dee); and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service for Bubba will be at Colonial Funeral Home on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 2:00pm. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00pm until service time. Burial will follow in Foxworth Cemetery.

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  • Ellen Goldman Grandmother (deceased)
  • Clara Mae Kennedy Great-Grandmother (deceased)
  • Gerald Kennedy Great-Grandfather (deceased)
  • Kensleigh Brown Daughter
  • James Henderson Son
  • Jacob Henderson Son
  • Sheila Clement (Steven) Mother
  • James Henderson (Kathleen) Father
  • Gary "Gizzard" Stelly Step-Dad
  • Kristina Henderson Sister
  • Ashley Herrington (John) Sister
  • Tracey Daniels (James) Sister
  • Amanda Kay Henderson Sister
  • Jim Henderson Brother
  • Teena "Nanaw" Engelhardt Grandmother
  • Larry Engelhardt Grandfather
  • Jim Henderson (Dee) Grandfather
  • Many Nieces and Nephews

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Monday, 23 January, 2023


Monday, 23 January, 2023

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