James was born on November 17, 1964 at the Fort Gordon, Georgia army hospital. James spent most of his childhood growing up in Liberty County, he graduated from Bradwell Institute in 1982. He loved hunting and fishing and teaching others to do the same, especially children. James was a kind hearted, caring, sentimental man and a self proclaimed Mama’s Boy. He will be missed by many. After high school, James settled down in South Carolina, where he raised a family and worked along side his good friends, Robby McGinn and Darryl Payne doing utility construction and heavy equipment land clearing. He returned to Liberty County in 2019 to live out his remaining years. James was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd James Broshears; his brother, Grant; and cousin Susan.
James is survived by his loving companion, Deborah Lee of Sunbury; his mother, Erika Cetinski (Jim); daughters, Katie O’Neal (Lamage) and grandson Michael-Alan; Christian Porter and grandson Tyson and granddaughter Atlanta; son Benjimin Manley; brothers, Rudi (Carolyn), Gary, and Danny; his Tante Frieda and cousins Yvonne, Erika, Brenda, George, Alice, and Caren; second cousins, Erica, Brian and Michael; nieces, Maddy, Natalie, and nephews Nicholas, Caius and Danny. He is also survived by Theo, the little dog who won his heart.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm at the Thomas L. Carter Funeral Home in Flemington with Pastor Timothy Byler officiating. The family will start visiting with friends one hour prior to the service.
Live-streaming of the services will be on the funeral home’s Facebook page.
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