James aka ‘Bobo’ was the third child of Sandra Jean Day. He was born July 27, 2000 in Youngstown, Ohio.
He was baptized March 7, 2008 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Youngstown, OH. He attended and graduated from Luther E. Ball High School March 27, 2019.
He was working on his certification for driving forklifts. He had a great sense of humor and could make people laugh with just a look. He was strong and fearless. He played little league football for the Bulldogs and the Kings and was a Cleveland Browns fan like his mother. He had a lovable and caring heart. He loved his family and those close to him dearly.
He leaves his grandfather Edward J. Kelly of Youngstown; three siblings, Matthew Johnson, MargieAnn Johnson, and Precious Moon all of Youngstown; six aunts Elizabeth Cochrane of Las Vegas, Reedies Banks and Idell Kelly, both of Youngstown, Berphine Thompkins, Louise Butler, and Susan Day of Akron; four uncles Edgar Day, Edward Kelly Jr., Vincent Kelly all of Youngstown, and Morris Kelly of Cleveland; a special father figure Johnnie Johnson, a girlfriend Chunelle Price and a step son Chance S. Price, all of Youngstown; and numerous cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother Sandra Jean Day, his grandmother Reedies Marie Day, and several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 Tuesday October 20, 2020 at F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. where a funeral service will follow.
Social Distancing will be upheld, seating will be limited only for immediate family and you will be required to wear a mask before entering the building rules will be strictly enforced.
For the health and safety of everyone, we ask that guests do not linger at the funeral home after viewing.
The F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. has been granted the honor to serve the family.