James was born on October 11, 1945 and passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
James was a resident of Rockford, Illinois at the time of his passing.
He served his country with the US. Army in Viet Nam and received his National Defense Service Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal and his Expert Rifle ( M-14 .
He was married to Colette.
Funeral services will be held October 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home 601 Richardson Ave. Ashton, IL. Interment will follow to the Ashton Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday October 20, 2016 from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home and also from noon until the time service. Military Honors will be provided for Jimmy by the US Army and Eastern Lee-Ogle Honor Guard. www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com.