James “Jimmy” C Tolar
James Carol Tolar, (Jimmy), 80, of Kentwood, LA, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in Hammond.
He was born February 27, 1938 in Hathorn, MS. He was the son of Marvin and Charlene Rogers Tolar.
He was a proud graduate of Kentwood High School and LSU School of Banking. He was a retired Senior Vice President at First Guaranty Bank (44 years), Christmas tree farmer, a member of the Kentwood Rotary Club (43 years) and deacon at First Baptist Church of Kentwood, (50 years). ‘Daddy Jim’ loved camping and fishing, but his favorite pastime was spending time with his family and serving the Lord.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Naomi Davidson Tolar of Kentwood; one sister, Mary Frances Graham (Arlon) of Houston TX; one daughter, Audrey Elaine Doucette (Bob) of Richmond KY; three sons, Russ Tolar (Laura) of Kentwood, Jeff Tolar (Amy) of Crestview FL, and Tom Tolar (Stacey) of Kentwood. eight grandchildren, Danielle Mills (Ben), Brandon Doucette, Tyler Carter, Dawson Tolar, Micah Tolar, Autumn Tolar, Seth Tolar and Darbi Tolar; one great- grandchild, Liam Herrel and a host of family and friends.
Visitation is Friday from 5 PM to 8 PM at First Baptist Church Kentwood, LA and continues Saturday from 9 AM until worship services at 11 AM, led by Bro. Darryl Miller. Burial will follow in Hyde cemetery under the direction of Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit, MS.