James was born on April 5, 1938 and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. James was a resident of Wisconsin at the time of passing. He was educated in the schools of Altamont IL graduating in 1956. He was a member of the IL National Guard. James was married to Joyce. A visitation will be held on Thursday April 20 2017 at Fellowship Baptist Church 1700 89th St Kenosha WI 53143 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11:00 a.m. Private burial at Chapel Hill Gardens Oakbrook Terrace IL.