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James Wilson "Posey" Wiley, Sr., age 44, passed away Friday, June 17th, 2016 at Tulane Medical Center. James was born and resided in New Orleans, LA where he dedicated himself to being a wonderful father and provider for his children.

He is survived by his children James Wilson Wiley, Jr., Dwi'Shana Smith, Jakirai Wiley, A'Janai Wiley, and Jayla Wiley, his father, Jessie Wiley (Virginia), Sr., brothers, Keenan and Kentrell Blatcher, Jared and Jeremy Wiley, his companion Shatara Frazier, children's mother, Kynnyotta Smith and Adriana Butler, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

James was preceded in death by grandparents Joseph and Albertine Finnie, Major and Wiley, his daughters Jasmine Smith and Destiny Wiley, mother Mary Finnie Wiley and a brother Jessie Wiley, Jr.

Relatives and friends of the family are invite to attend a Funeral Service at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933Washington, NOLA, Saturday June 25th, 2016 at 11:00am. Visitation starts at 10:00am. Rev. Ernest Johnson is officiating. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA. Please visit to sign online guestbook.