James Ernest Amberson

August 11, 1945May 13, 2011

James "Jimmy" E. Amberson

Mr. Anderson, age 65, of Charlotte, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 13, 2011. Born August 11, 1945 in Charlotte, he was a son of the late William Amberson and Mary Ritch Amberson. Mr. Amberson retired from Estes Trucking.

The service to celebrate the life of James "Jimmy" E. Amberson will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at McEwen Funeral Service - Derita Chapel. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; son, Timothy Amberson and his wife, Jennifer; daughter, Cynthia Greer and her fiance, Tim, all of Charlotte; five grandchildren, Hannah, Hayley, Trevor, Zoey and Maleigha; four sisters, Elizabeth Ervin, Alice Lagasse, Ellen Deese and Joyce Walker; and a special family friend, Betty Smith and her son, Blake.

Arrangements by McEwen Funeral Service - Derita Chapel, 6300 Malard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262 (704-596-3291)


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, May 17, 2011

James Ernest Amberson

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joanna ervin

May 21, 2011

to bonnie cindy tim and everyone i am so sorry for your what you are having to go through. wish you didn't have to go through this. i want you guy's to know i love you and me and the family are praying for you during this hard time. If there is anything i can do please let me know we love you guy's very much and jimmy will be missed very much. love joanna ray joey kayla tyler and taylor

bruce jordan

May 16, 2011

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Patti Tilley

May 16, 2011

To Bonnie, Children and Grandchildren, I am so sorry to hear about Jimmy. I know that he has been sick for quite awhile, so at last he is at peace with Aunt Mary, and my mom Edna, and all of our other aunts and uncles. My God give you the comfort that only he can. God Bless!!