Ocklawaha- James Wilford Brantley, 76, passed away September 23, 2021, in Ocala, Florida. He was born August 10, 1945, in Zolfo Springs, Florida, to Woodrow Brantley and Evelyn Louise Powell. James was an Evangelist Pastor in the Church Of God and served in the United States Army.
He is preceded in death by parents, Woodrow and Evelyn Brantley and one sister Florine Brantley.
He is survived by his beloved wife Sadie Brantley. Two daughters, Deonna (Jose) Tores, Amy (Mike) Harvey. One son, Bo (Ashley) Brantley and three stepsons. He is also survived by two brothers, Sam (Verda) Brantley and Steven (Linda) Brantley. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is survived by several nieces, nephews and many friends.