July 6, 1965 ~ January 10, 2021

Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

James Deloney Jr., the youngest son of Margaret Marie Deloney and James Deloney Sr., was born July 6, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

“Man”, as he was affectionately called, received his education in the Indianapolis Public Schools and graduated from Arsenal Technical High School.

He worked various jobs in his younger years.  James later became an auto mechanic for 38 years as he loved to work on cars and motorcycles for friends and family.

On August 28, 1987 James was united in marriage with Michelle Ann Jennings and to this union twin sons and a daughter was born; they separated in 2010.

He loved to relax, crack jokes, watch western movies and he listened to any kind of music; but his favorite was oldies and country music.  James loved to laugh and eat. He also loved being around family, especially his granddaughters. He will be remembered by his goofy sense of humor and his love for pizza.

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Mr. James Deloney Jr. went from terminal illness to peaceful rest surrounded by his loved ones. His parents preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memory to his children: James William Deloney, John Gregory Deloney and Danielle Deloney; granddaughters, Malaun Lorel Deloney and Jazzlynn Marie Deloney-Reynolds; wife, Michelle Ann Deloney; sisters, Cynthia Bilbro and Marchelle Deloney; niece, Angel Duff; nephew, Terry Bilbro; and a host of loving relatives and friends.


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  1. Fam, we could always count on my cousin to lighten the mood with a good joke. There will never be another man quite like him and his memory will live on forever.

    My thoughts are with you during this time. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. James,
    No words can describe how much I will miss you my friend! You were truly one of a kind!
    To the family,
    I ask God to comfort and keep you all, especially on today, but also in the days, weeks, and months to come. You are all in my thoughts and prayer.
    Love and Peace,

  3. All I can hear is your favor song. (Stair way to haven.) You made it. You are now with your grandmother, and mom. That special place of peace. Sleep well mr. Deloney.

  4. I learned alot from this MAN and done alot with this MAN. You all know the saying “my partner in crime”. Well let me stop right there. Also learned a few trades from him. Memories will live forever You will live on MY BROTHER

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