James “Jim” Louis Fagas

June 19, 1946 – September 24, 2020

Obituary for James “Jim” Louis Fagas

Mr. James Louis Fagas, age 74 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020. He was born June 19, 1946 in Wilson, North Carolina the son of the late Mr. Lambros Demetrius Fagas and the late Mrs. Minnie Almeta Coley Fagas. Mr. Fagas proudly served his country in the United States Marines Corp. He was very patriotic and unashamed of his Love for his country. Fishing was his passion. He was a founding member of the Tri-County Bass Club. Mr. Fagas was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Ricky Fagas.
Mr. Fagas is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mrs. Sandra Lee Woodall Fagas of Douglasville, Georgia; daughters and sons-in-laws, Sonia Fagas and Charlie Ball of Lindale, Georgia, Lisa and Anthony Reese of Bremen, Georgia, Helena and Jonathan Hazelwood of Bremen, Georgia; sisters and brother-in-law, Helen and Lenwood Mercer of Kinston, North Carolina, Kay Bradbury of Longs, South Carolina; thirteen grandchildren, Alyssa Bailey, Miranda Bailey, Tyler and Jessica Fagas, Madison McIntyre, Savannah McElwaney, Jimmy and Joshua Reese, John Goulet, Briar Ball, Karlia Ball, Shawnna Ball, Shelbie Ball; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
According to Mr. Fagas’ wishes, he was cremated. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville with Rev. Ikey Watson and friend, Billy Seabrook, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to U.S. Marine Toys for Tots at www.toysfortots.org.
Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311

Services

2
Oct

Memorial Service

04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Jones-Wynn Funeral Homes and Crematory
2189 Midway Road
Douglasville, GA 30135
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I’m so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I worked with him at CCBOH. There was not a finer man than Jim Fagas. My condolences to the family. We all lost a great guy.
– Diane Johnson
The heart remembers most what it has loved the best <3 I will carry my sweet memories of Uncle Jim in my heart until I see him again.
– Amanda Sellers
Sandra and all the family we are so sorry for your loss. You and all of your family are in our prayers. Joyce & JR Cockrell
– Lynn Finch
Jim was a great man and i could not thank him enough for all the thoughts and things he did for me an all the memories we made and service he put in for this country and that i love you and i can’t wait to tell you wasssup when we meet once again in heaven may you rest easy~nicholas bradbury
– NicholasBradbury
My brother Jim he was more than just a brother he Was My best friend he was my hero .I know I could always depend on him.I know he would always be there when I called on him he was always Have my back.We always took up for each other.I love him my whole life.I was proud of him when he graduated from basic training from the marine corp.But he broke my heart when he left for Vietnam.He was gone for so long.Mom and dad try to hide it from me when he got shot.But I found out and it hurts so much.When he came home and I was so proud of him.But was not long After he came home We lost our little brother Ricky.He came Home soon as he could and Jim was there for me and the family.He have my back and I know he always be there.We didn’t have much but we had each other . we had a great aunt And uncle . We stay with When we were out of school. We work hard on the farm all summer. Jim and me In our sister Helen Had a lot of fun And we had Very much Love from our aunt and uncle.When jim met His lovely wife Sandra they had 3 beautiful girls.Sander his wife was the greatest love of his life and his 3 girls and all his grandchildren. They all knew they were love and pops with always be there for them.I knew anytime I call on Sonia the oldest daughter she would be there to have Everyone’s back.Jim was so love by everyone And everyone loves him always. Our families were also closed and even though we live so far apart we Always so very close. Your Sister Kay And her family
– Kay Bradbury
So sorry for your loss. Jim was a wonderful friend and a great man. I will miss visiting with him . All of the family are in our prayers and we know that Jim is now without pain and resting in the arms of the Lord. Just wish I could of seen him one more time. Love Ronny and Barb Axley.
– ronny axley
Sandra and families, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
– Margie Scott
Sweet “Fred”, you will be missed so much. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Jim for over 30 years. His smile and personality were infectious. His jokes were hilarious. My heart hurts for you Sandra, Sonia, Lisa, and Helena. I loved Jim. Please know I’m here for you all and I love you all. You’re in my constant thoughts and prayers.
– Jennifer Naczki
So very sorry for the loss of your father. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts.
– Carole Lewis
Jim Fagas, such a great man I thank god for the pleasure of calling Jim my friend. You will be terribly missed but everyone knows Jim with our lord and savior prayers from my family to y’all ol buddy you go rest high on that mountain catch some of them fish in heaven
– Steve Pruitt

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