James was born in Niagra Falls, NY, a younger brother to three sisters. His Grandmother ran an inn and his grandfather was a Baptist minister there.
He spent much of his life in Morganton, NC where he loved the outdoors. He spent many hours fishing and waterskiing on Lake James. He loved to get away in the mountains and appreciate nature.He spent most of his married life in Loris, SC and was a foster parent to many infants. He had two sons. He loved to ride horses, go 4wheeling, and spend time outside. He drove a lonf haul truck all over the US and had many stories of his discoveries and adventures.
Most of all, James loved his God and Savior with all his soul. He had total faith in God’s love and grace for him. He was sweet and kind and always tried to do the right thing. He was active in church and shared his faith openly. Many people were strengthened in their faith by hearing his testimony. That’s why when James died May 10, 2018, we rejoiced in knowing he is seated in the heavenly realmsin his glotious inheritance praising the glory of God forever and ever.