James was born on November 9th, 1939 in Tucson, AZ. He led a full life that included a career in the army that lasted twenty years. He was deployed to Vietnam twice. After retiring from the army, he became a security guard, a role he had until he fell Ill in February of 2015.
He fought the illness for nine months, finally passing away on November 7th, 2015.
He is survived by his wife Claire and two daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, as well as his brother Charles.
He will be always loved and deeply missed.
As per the family's request, the services will be private.