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James was born on September 26, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.

James was a resident of Decatur, Illinois at the time of passing.

He graduated from DePauw University, Greencastle, IN with degrees in English and Business He was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, a Rector Scholar and played intramural basketball Alan proudly served in the Army at Fort Bliss in EI Paso, TX after marrying his college sweetheart Carol (Rodebaugh) Upon leaving the army he joined his father-in-law in the family business at Angola Bottling Works in Angola, IN He later accepted a position in Sales and Accounting at Mueller Company in Deca.

Alan is survived by his wife of more than 63 years, Carol; daughter Cheryl Peck; sister Marilyn Winterberger; brother Truman (Nancy), nieces Dr. Rene' Feldkamp (Steven), Michelle Winterberger, Janeen (Rick) Patton, Susan (Gary) Meyer, Pam (Greg) Beck, John (Sheila) Brandt and numerous other great nieces, nephews and cousins A family memorial service will be held at a later date in Nashville and Huegely, IL Memorials may be made in his name to Grace United Methodist Church, 250 N. Mill St., Nashville, IL 62263 as well as Wounded Warrior Project The family is grateful for the love and care of his MD (Dr. Totel) home caregivers and the staff of Decatur Memorial Hospital.