James Luther Blowers peacefully passed away at the age of 66 on Monday, October 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born on October 15, 1951 in Gideon, Missouri to Moddie South and Andrew Jay Blowers. Jim grew up in Union City, Michigan and graduated from Union City High School in 1969. He moved to Georgia in 1985 to later marry Susan Long in 1995. He worked as a Brick Mason by trade, but retired from Gwinnett County Water Resources in 2013. Jim had a passion for adventure, especially as he rode the Silver Lake Sand Dunes with his loved ones and operated a race car in the 1970’s. He also adored cooking for Susan and family, playing in the dirt, and building (with his latest project being a chicken coop with an automatic door opener). Jim is survived by his wife- Susan Blowers; his two daughters- Jamie Bunker (Lee) and Melinda (Mike); his step-daughters- Christy (Chuck) Smith, Amanda Brinson, and Jessica Long; his grandchildren- Bailee, Emma, Avery, and Branden White, Madelyn and Maddox McCarty, Carsen, Hayden, and Leyla Bunker, Kaitlyn, Ethan, and Isaac Harris, and Gracie Jackson; his great-grandchildren- Calden Doerr and Mckinley and Brooklyn White; and his brothers- Stanley and Curtis Blowers. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Moddie and Andrew Blowers.
The family plans on celebrating Jim’s fulfilled life by gathering at Silver Lake in the summer of 2019. Jim Blowers will always be remembered for his rebellious spirit, strong-willed character, tireless work ethic, and unconditional love for his family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim's memory to either the Shriners Hospitals for Children or to the Beautification Fund at Bethany Baptist Church, Snellville, Ga.
Byrd and Flanigan Crematory & Funeral Service, Lawrenceville in charge of the arrangements. 770-962-2200