Mr. Giddens died of natural causes at 4 a.m. Friday, July 16, 2010 at his home.
Mr. Giddens was born May 30, 1945 in Marietta, Ga.
Mr. Giddens was a retired Master Sergeant of the United States Marines Corps with 22 years of service, having served three tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and the Marine Corps Association.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Sandra Giddens of Cadiz; two sons, James L. Giddens, II of Manassas, Va., and, Shaun Giddens of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Nancy Kenny of Woodbridge, Va., and Laura Power of Atlanta, Ga.; four brothers and seven grandchildren.