He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy. Upon return he met and married Mary Janne Block in 1949.He was an avid golfer and familiar face at the Walker Lake Golf Course over the last fifteen years.
He is survived by his wife, Mary James of Hawthorne; two daughters: Betty Cameron of Seattle and Connie McKellip of Hawthorne; three sons, Ronald James of Brownsville, Calif., Roger James of Hawthorne and Clinton James of Tacoma, Wash. Six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was the last living descendant of Ted and Olive James.
Arrangements by Gunter Funeral Home.