James Aimery Jr.

April 17, 1932April 16, 2020

Therefore If any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

James Aimery Jr. was born on April 17, 1932, in Walker County, Alabama, to the late James Henry and Cynthia L. Aimery. He was the oldest of five children. He is preceded in death by his late wife Lynn Edith, his father (James Henry), brother (Johnny), mother (Cynthia), and sister (Odessa Callahan).

James graduated from Dora High School on May 25, 1951. He served in the Air Force with Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States of America. He was one of the first African American union stewards at General Motors Fisher Body in Lansing, MI. Along with several certificates, he earned two degrees from Jackson Community College. He was a member of The Elks Lodge, and Free and Accepted Masons, of Lansing Michigan. James enjoyed people. He loved working on cars and was passionate about his garden, giving greens to everyone he could. He worked tirelessly giving back to the Lansing Community, with organizations like the Grater Lansing Food Bank and Capital Commons Seniors. He volunteered working at Election Polling locations, and enjoyed working as a gate host at Michigan State University Breslin Center. James committed his life to Christ before his death. He leaves to cherish his memories, five children, Monroe Darrell (Barbara Jean Darrell), James Keithe (Bette) Aimery, Linda (Kenneth) Bates, Margie Aimery, Sharice Aimery, step daughter Yuvonne (Mark) Bates; close friends at heart, Dayrl McMillan, and Eura Lee Pruitt, two brothers, Sylvester Lee (JoAnn) Aimery, Michael Ray (Verna) Aimery, several cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, extended family and friends.

“I will see you in the Morning”.


30 July

Committal Service

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Fort Custer National Cemetery

15501 Dickman Rd
Augusta, MI 49012


  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 23, 2020


James Aimery Jr.

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Devere Pride

April 21, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Devere and Sadie

Edward Whitby Sr

April 20, 2020

Family we are here for you do not hesitate to reach out during this difficult time. Lord bless and comfort our family during this time of grief
 fond memories are what we have to remember
Edward & Bridgette Whitby
Milwaukee Wisconsin 

Michele Willis

April 19, 2020

Papa Jim always had a way to make you smile and laugh his presence brought you joy. He will be dearly missed, he was a blessing to so many of us at Christ Temple Church, we appreciated how he would bless us with those fresh veggies, we saw his dedication to being sure his baby girl got back and forth to church. May God comfort and bless this entire family through this transition. Love you all and we're praying for you.

Sonya Ford-Anthony

April 19, 2020

To the entire Aimery family, my family and I send our sincere condolences to each of you. Mr. Aimery was always a kind and loving person. He was always the same whenever I saw him. Of course, I could always count on my hug and that wonderful Aimery smile. He was friends with my parents. Our families were rather close from my youth until this day. Mr. Aimery will be greatly missed. We will continue to lift each of you up in prayer.

Kirstin Heard

April 18, 2020

Sending our deepest condolences to the Aimery family. Daddy Jim was good to us from the time I can remember as a child up to the last time I ran into him in the grocery store. I was always so happy to see him. And he always treated me the same. We are praying for all of you and would like to thank you for sharing him with us. Prayers and love. The Heard Family