James was born on April 14, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. James was a resident of West Virginia at the time of passing. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School. He served in the Armed Forces after World War II. James was married to Ruth. Services will be held Wednesday April 19 2017 at 1 P.M. at the Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys WV with Pastor Claire Sulgit officiating. Interment will be in the St. Marys IOOF Cemetery with both Military and Masonic graveside rites. Friends may call from 11A. M. to 1 P. M. Wednesday at the funeral home.