James Best was born 26 July 1926 in Powderly, Kentucky, United States to Larkin Jasper Guy (1882-1957) and Lena Mae Every Guy (1891-1929) and died 6 April 2015 in Hickory, North Carolina, United States of unspecified causes. He married Jobee Ayers 1959 .
|Offspring of James Best and Jobee Ayers|
|Janeen Best Damian|| |
|Jojami Best Tyler|