James K. Bangley

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 14, 2004

James &uot;Jimmy&uot; Kenneth Bangley, 48, formerly of Suffolk, died Dec. 10, 2004 in West Hollywood, California.

A native of Suffolk, he was freelancing as an actor, writer, and film researcher. He was a Presbyterian.

Jimmy was a 1974 graduate of Suffolk High School where he was voted &uot;Craziest&uot; and &uot;Best All Around.&uot; His acting career included participating in 34 Theatre Productions, acting in 10 motion pictures including Universal Picture’s &uot;Rollercoast-er&uot; and Faye Dunaway’s &uot;The Yellow Bird.&uot;

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Jimmy made 39 television appearances and performed in 25 different stand-up comedian venues. From 1997 to 2003 he worked as a photo archivist and librarian assistant for the Writer’s Guild Foundation in Hollywood. Jimmy was considered an authority on silent films and was used as a consultant on many occasions.

Survivors include his parents Mary Frances and James H. Bangley of Suffolk; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Bill Edwards of Ivor; one brother, Glenn V. Bangley and his fianc\u00E9 Dana Campbell of Standardsville, Va.; three nieces, Natalie and Phaedra Bangley, and Rhiannon Edwards; two nephews, Alex and Will Edwards.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004 at 3 p.m. at Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church with Rev. Ruffin Alphin officiating. Interment will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery.