James “Bodie” Earl Remedies, Jr.

James “Bodie” Earl Remedies, Jr., 55, of Waco passed away Monday, March 10 in Galveston, Texas.

Service Information: A celebration of our Bodie’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 21, at Lake Shore Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m., the Holy Rosary will be recited at 1:00 p.m,.

James Earl was born on February 1, 1965 to James Earl Sr. and Dorothy Marie in Waco, Texas.

He was lovingly known to most as Bodie.He loved family gatherings, he especially loved being outdoors, as well as camping and cooking.  He would much rather sleep in a hammock outside under the stars then be inside a fancy camper. Always the gentleman, he was always willing to lend a helping hand to his family or a neighbor for whatever help was needed. The sweet browned eyed soul will be remembered as a loving brother, uncle and great uncle.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sisters, Sandy Loa and husband, Frank of Waco, Texas and Evette Almanza and husband, Richard of Bosqueville, Texas and a host of nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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  1. My dearest cousin Bodie. I have very fond memories of you, back at MoMo B’s home in Ebarb/Noble LA. As a youngster, I would look forward to seeing our out-of-town relatives (you & your sisters) come home for holidays, summers and family reunions. I remember you as being very polite, kind, humble and caring, just like my brother Rod. You were the apple of your Mom’s eye and always put a smile on your Dad’s face. After your Mom’s passing, your wonderful sisters filled in for her and then for your Dad, when he also passed. They took exceptional care of you! You have touched the hearts of many and will always be remembered as Bodie, a sweet blessing to our family. Love and Prayers, Your 1st Cousin-Connie Ebarb (daughter of your Aunt Bernice)

  2. Sandy & Evette,
    Our prayers are with ya’ll through this difficult time. Stay strong and continue all the good work you do for everyone.

    Love,
    Jay & Cori Craig

  3. Sandy and Evette,. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families in this difficult time. God bless you and your families. Love y’all..

  4. Mary Hilda and Raymond Navarro

    Evette and Richard

    Our prayers are with you and your family at
    this time of sorrow. May he rest in Peace.
    Our condolences to all of your family.

  5. I will always remember the sweetest smile you always had. The little chuckles you made when a joke was told; even laughing at your own jokes, which would tickle us even more. You were a kind soul. Whereas some of us take life so serious and stay so busy with too many things in our lives…You loved life at its fullest …you really knew the meaning of loving every minute of it! My heart goes out to you Sandy and Evette. Take comfort in knowing that your brother was well taken care of by you both and how he knew how much y’all loved him! He is with your mom and dad now. Where there were two….there is now three watching over both of you. Love, Sheli

  6. Love and Prayers to all of you.

  7. Sandy and Evette. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. My sister, Shawna, and I have such great childhood memories of playing outside with yall and Bodie. Making the swingset our own “Six Flags” or raking the leaves in the backyard into a floorplan and playing house. I remember after your mom got her Cougar, yall went to Louisiana. When yall got back Bodie was excited to show us how y’all used the seat belts as cb radios. My first car was a 1969 Riviera that my dad bought from Bodie. Love the memories! Praying for Bodie and yall.

  8. Evette, May God hold you, Sandy and all your families close and give you comfort. You are such a strong lady, and I love very much! ❤️❤️❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  9. Aunt Betty LaRue

    Our Bodie I will always remember you.The jokes and things you do to make family laugh Remember where you signed your name on that puppet on your Daddy birthday party. Sandy and Evette you were the best sisters any brother could ask for..Go rest high on that mountain. You RIP with your mom and dad..Aunt Betty

  10. Margaret Taylor Cooper

    Sandy and Evette , I am so sorry for your loss. Our families have known each other for over 50 years are so. Y’all were a part of our family also. We all grew up together and have so many memories to share. Bodie will be missed and never forgotten. May his soul Rest In Peace. Love y’all.

  11. Chad Kirkpatrick

    Miss my buddy !!!! 😢😢😢😢 So sorry for yalls loss love y’all

  12. Evette,
    Prayers for you and your family during this time.

  13. Prayers for you and your family during this time.

  14. Love and prayers for you and your family during this time.

  15. Doogie Phillip Campbell

    So sorry for your loss Sandy and Evette. Bodie I will miss our talks we use to have, and our cook outs we had in the backyard. I will miss u. R.I.P

  16. Prayers are with you all in this time of need. Bodie you will be missed so much. May you Rest in Eternal Peace.

  17. PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES. MEMORIES ALWAYS SHINE AT THE DARKEST OF MOMENTS. LOVE, AUNT EVELYN

  18. Kristine Galvez

    My sister Evette and Sandy
    I love growing up over there had so much fun you made me feel like one of y’all he was so crazy always telling us what to do how to do it picking on us aggravating us have a beautiful smile he is really going to be missed he was a loving caring big hearted man then I called my brother Sending prayers and hugs and you are in my thoughts and sorry for your loss love y’all

  19. Cathy (Mansolo) Quintero

    From when we were kids growing up, i just remember Bodie always happy and skipping around everywhere. My heart is sad for y’all since I I have sisters and a brother and can’t imagine losing one of them. Thoughts, love, and prayers are with you and your families for strength during this difficult time.

  20. Natalie Mansolo Erchinger

    So many wonderful memories growing up with you guys on Tulane street. #bestfriends
    Love you guys.

  21. My condolences to your family. I have great memories of growing up in our neighborhood (Tulane St.) and Bodie being a big part of it. There is something time cannot take away from us. Bodie will always be remembered as a good friend in my book/life. He is in great company now and may he find the peace he much deserves. God Bless.

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