James was born on August 14, 1941 and passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. James was a resident of Michigan at the time of passing. James served in the U.S. Army. A memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Friday April 21 2017 at St. Robert Catholic Church. Fr. Anthony Brooks will officiate. The family will receive friends 10 a.m. Friday at the church until the time of the Mass. If desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.