Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of James Bachelor affectionately known as "Simmonds" or "Jim Bo" on Friday, December 4, 2020, at the age of 64.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Nancy and Samuel Bachelor and his sister, Salome Bachelor.
James Bachelor is survived by his wife, Joycelyn “Annette” Bachelor; children T’Keyah and T’Koya Bachelor; grandchildren, Isaiah Stridiron and Josiah Livisay; sisters, Petronella Anthony (St. Thomas), Merlina, Sylvia and Nellie Bachelor (Antigua); sisters-in-law, Elenora Peters, Gwendolyn Winter, Cordella Winter & Joan Peters- Joseph; brother-in-law, Hezekiah Anthony; nieces, Genevieve, Tamika, Charlene, Cindy, Colleen, Shenelle, Beverly, Jessica, Irona & Jenny; nephews, Michael, Bradford, Hilroy, Devlin, Ralston, Calvert, Rodney, Imron, Omari, Kenny, Kerry, Scott, Raheem, Cuthbert & Peter; cousins, Luther Bachelor & Family, Lemrick Bachelor & Family, James “Jimmy” Bachelor, Salome Roberts & Family, Albertine Francis & Family, Alford and Leon Cochrane, Ferrence, Cora, Alisteen, Louis & Casmore Tonge, Myrel aka Super T and Roycott aka John Boy Tonge; special friends, Carol Victorine, Ian Johnson, Tilford Lettsome, Roy Emmanuel, Bishop Earl Harrison, Bishop Glenville Thompson, Reverend Doriel Connor and The New Testament Mt Zion Church Family extended family, members of the Bachelor and Tonge families.
The first viewing will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020 at the Blyden Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will be held at The New Testament Mt Zion Church in Annas Retreat. The viewing is from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with the service at 10:00 am. Interment is at the Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health guidance, masks or facial coverings must be worn at all gatherings. The church will be following guidelines on limiting the number of individuals who would like to pay their respects at this time. Arrangements are being made by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and a livestream will be available at https://www.facebook.com/Turnbulls-Funeral-Home