James Ralph Schrader, Jr.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date for a Mr. James Ralph "Jimmy " Schrader, Jr., 55, of the Dixie Community.

He died Tuesday, December 22, 2021.

At the age of 16, Mr. Schrader began working with the Forrest County Barn. He helped start the Dixie Volunteer Fire Department. He worked with them for over 20 years and was a life time member. He has lived in the Dixie Community for most of his life.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Ralph Schrader, Sr. and mother, Gladys M. Ford Schrader.

He is survived by; six children, John Schrader and Katherine Schrader both of Louisiana, Kayla Boyd and Steven Murry both of the Dixie Community, Jimmy Murry of the Oak Grove Community, and Kimberly Pope of Hattiesburg; grandchildren, Madalynn and Alexis Pope, Tristen and Gage Dozier, Bryce Boyd, and Kaylee Stokes; one sister, Debbie Jones of the Dixie Community; niece, Emily McKean of the DIxie Community; great-nieces, Keri Mixon of the Dixie Community and Meranda Turner of McCalla, AL; Great Nephew, Blake Mixon of the Dixie Community; great-great niece, Gracie Mixon of the Dixie Community and a great-great-nephew , Hendley Mixon of the Dixie Community.