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James was born on March 24, 1918 and passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

James was a resident of Lynchburg, Virginia at the time of passing.

He received A.B. and A.M. degrees at Indiana University; his Ph.D. at New York University; completed a term at the University of Oxford (St. John's College); with further study at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

His doctoral studies were interrupted by four years in the Army during World War II where he was Infantry platoon leader, company commander, battalion intelligence officer, and battalion operations officer, U.S. and European Theater of Operations, 134th Infantry, 35th Division.

James was married to Anne Marshall Huston.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 14 from six to eight o'clock at Diuguid Funeral Home on Wiggington Road. A memorial service will be held in Snidow Chapel, Lynchburg College, on Wednesday, March 15 at two o'clock. Ministers conducting the service will be the Rev. Bill Bumgarner and Chaplain Stephanie McLemore. Prior to the service a graveside burial with military honors for family and friends will be at the cemetery at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Forest with the Rev. Bill Bumgarner officiating.

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St. Stephens Episcopal Church Cemetery

Forest, VA, 24551.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Lynchburg College and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.