James was born on August 28, 1936 and passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016.
James was a resident of Lafayette, Indiana at the time of his passing.
He was married to Emma (Wilson) Smith.
A funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Hippensteel Funeral Home at 2 PM with an hour visitation prior. Celebrant Amanda Atkins officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park.