James "Brian" Hand, of Moody, Ala. died April 6, 2014 at the age of 38.
Mr. Hand was raised in Oakhurst where he attended Yosemite High School and upon marriage moved back to Alabama.
He had three children and pursued a career as an architect and graphic designer.
Mr. Hand loved music, enjoyed playing the guitar and writing and recording music in his recording studio in Alabama.
Mr. Hand is survived by his three children; Samantha, Shelby and Kaiden, of Alabama; his mother, Sarah Misaque, of Oakhurst; brothers, Bill and DeWayne Hand, of Oakhurst and a long list of relatives and friends throughout the southern states.
A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Sierra Pines Church, 40855 Covey Court Oakhurst.