James was born on February 15, 1944 and passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
James was a resident of Mexico, Missouri at the time of passing.
There will be a visitation Thursday Jan. 12, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pickering Funeral Home in Mexico. Burial will be at a later date in Beaver Dam Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the J.B. and Greta B. Arthur Cancer Center. They may be sent in care of Pickering Funeral Home, 403 N. Western, Mexico, MO 65265.