James was born on October 30, 1929 and passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
James was a resident of Tennessee at the time of passing.
He even excelled in the Army in football in Special Troops (as well as Ranger training), and was able to dine with famous athletes of the day in the mountains of Austria.
Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25 until service begins at 11:30 a.m. at Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park, East. Interment will follow at 1:15 p.m. at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.