James was born on May 13, 1941 and passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017. James was a resident of Louisiana at the time of passing. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday April 20 2017 at Osborn Funeral Home 3631 Southern Avenue. Reverend Peter Gaughan will officiate. Interment will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday April 20 at Osborn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations to be made to the charity of their choice.