Published 7:59 pm Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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Mr. James “Espo” Esposito, 71, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021, at his home.

Mr. Esposito was born November 18, 1949, in Brooklyn, New York and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

A resident of Georgia most of his life, he was employed by Pezold Management for more than 45 years and was a member of the American Legion.

He enjoyed restoring cars and going to car shows to show off his cars and visit friends.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Esposito of LaGrange; sons and daughters in-law, David and Karen Esposito of Auburn, AL, Joey and Carla Esposito of LaGrange; grandchildren, Colton Esposito, Alyssa Esposito, Kate Seale Esposito, Olivia Seale Esposito, Nicole Seale Esposito, Hope Esposito; and brothers, Bernie Esposito of Medford, NY, Joe Esposito of Millerton, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Genevieve Giordano Esposito.

The funeral service will be 5 p.m., Wednesday, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home, with the Reverend Brandon Brooks officiating.

Visitation will be at the funeral home following the funeral service on Wednesday until  8 p.m. Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to PAWS Humane Society, 4900 Milgen Rd., Columbus, Georgia 31907, or to the donor’s favorite charity. 

Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com