Mr. Joe Robert James, age 69 of Conyers, died Wednesday, December 7, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Gladys James. He is survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Tony and Jone James, Conyers, Gene and Carol James, Heflin, AL; nieces, Libba James, Keri Little; nephews, Scott James, Ryan James; great-niece, Frankie James; great-nephews, Davis Little, Peyton Little, Wilson James. Mr. James was the caregiver for his parents during their latter years. He retired from the Internal Revenue Service with 30 years of service and later worked part-time with his friend, Art McLendon. He was a long-time member of Conyers First United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Scot Ward’s Green Meadow Chapel with Dr. John Beyers officiating; interment will follow at East View Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. prior to the service. Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.