In memory of
Louis Joseph James Jr.
In memory of
Louis Joseph James Jr.
Louis Joseph James Jr. Newburgh, Ind. - Louis Joseph James Jr., 98, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Evansville Protestant Home. Louis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 12, 1922 to the late Louis James Sr. and Ethyln (Breaux) James. He honorably served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and then enlisted in the United States Navy. Louis worked at Althoff-Howard and later at Swanson-Nunn as an electrician. He was a mason, a member of the Warrick County Klowns, Scottish Rite, and Hadi Shrine. Louis was also a member of Cypress Baptist Church. Louis is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty (Jackson) James; daughters, Diane Schwab (Merlin) of New Orleans, LA, Maureen Armington of New Orleans, LA, Karol Williams (Dale) of Evansville, IN; sons, Louis James (Louise) of Willmington, DE, William James (Julie) of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Mark Schwab, Michael Schwab, Steven James, Pamela Strachman, Wendy Armington, and Erica Kitchen; step-granddaughter, Katie Williams; and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Louis was preceded in death by his sisters, Rosalita Evard, Essie Miller, Bobbie Orlando, Shirley Canciamilla; brothers, Sheldon James, Monroe James; and son in law, Bill Armington. A celebration of Louis' life will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711. Burial will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery where the Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites. Friends may visit from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm on Sunday, October 18, 2020 and from 9:00 am until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com .
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Louis Joseph James Jr.
Louis Joseph James Jr. Newburgh, Ind. - Louis Joseph James Jr., 98, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Evansville Protestant Home. Louis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 12, 1922 to the late Louis James Sr. and Ethyln (Breaux) James. He honorably served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II and then enlisted in the United States Navy. Louis worked at Althoff-Howard and later at Swanson-Nunn as an electrician. He was a mason, a member of the Warrick County Klowns, Scottish Rite, and Hadi Shrine. Louis was also a member of Cypress Baptist Church. Louis is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty (Jackson) James; daughters, Diane Schwab (Merlin) of New Orleans, LA, Maureen Armington of New Orleans, LA, Karol Williams (Dale) of Evansville, IN; sons, Louis James (Louise) of Willmington, DE, William James (Julie) of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Mark Schwab, Michael Schwab, Steven James, Pamela Strachman, Wendy Armington, and Erica Kitchen; step-granddaughter, Katie Williams; and great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Louis was preceded in death by his sisters, Rosalita Evard, Essie Miller, Bobbie Orlando, Shirley Canciamilla; brothers, Sheldon James, Monroe James; and son in law, Bill Armington. A celebration of Louis' life will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, October 19, 2020 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711. Burial will follow at Park Lawn Cemetery where the Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites. Friends may visit from 12:00 noon until 4:00 pm on Sunday, October 18, 2020 and from 9:00 am until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 4400 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com .
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