James Arley Blaylock passed away peacefully in his sleep at home surrounded by the love of his wife Mary, son Jerry and daughter Charisse on November 15, 2009. James is survived by his loving wife of 40 years as well as his children Johnny, Jerry, Jimmy, Tommy, Artie, Eddie, Jennie, Bunny, Tessie, Bridgette, Sandy, Christie, Cheryl, Susie and Charisse. 71 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. He worked hard and lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed music, telling jokes, sports, and especially spending time with his family. He was his wife Mary's soulmate, her everything. He was a wonderful father, compassionate, caring, generous and could put a smile on anyone's face. His entire family adored him. He will be greatly missed by all, and loved as he loved unconditionally for all time and eternity. Memorial Services will be held May 2, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in South Lake Tahoe, CA., 96150, at McFarlane Mortuary, 887 Emerald Bay Road. Family and friends are welcome to come at this time to offer their condolences.