James was born on June 26, 1933 and passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017. James was a resident of Missouri. Funeral services will be held on Monday June 19 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Downing Christian Church in Downing Missouri with Larry Smith Pastor of the Downing Christian Church assisted by Bill Shewmaker Pastor of the Keosauqua Christian Church officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday June 18 2017 at the Downing Christian Church in Downing Missouri between the hours of 5-7:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Downing City Cemetery in Downing Missouri with military rites by the Scotland County VFW Post 4958. Memorials have been established for the family.