James "Jim" Julian Bland, Jr., 76, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, August 8, following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
A native of Jacksonville, Mr. Bland was the son of the late James Julian Bland, Sr. Retired from General Motors, he was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. Mr. Bland was preceded in death by a son, Scott Bland; grandchildren, Chase M. Reeves and Kennon Jernigan; and brothers, Robert Bland, Buck Bland and Johnny Bland.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte K. Bland of Jacksonville; mother, Dorothy A. Bland of Jacksonville; daughter, Julie Renee Bland of Kennesaw; stepchildren, Pamela Jernigan of Atlanta and David M. Reeves of Jacksonville; brother, Roy A. Bland of Douglas; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
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