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“I am so sorry to hear this. James was one of my first students when I came to teach in Sewanee in 2007. He was a delightful students and a wonderful...Read More »
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“Father James, as we lovingly knew him in our family, will always be remembered and cherished in our hearts and our memories. His guitar playing...Read More »
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“What a beautiful tribute for an amazing man! I have so many fond, humorous memories dating back to the 70's. As an "old" friend and a spiritual...Read More »
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“Really going to miss my brother in-law he was the best thing that ever happened to my sister. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Raymond Harvell - Ontario, OH

“I remember James from my days in EYC at All Saints and often sing the praise and worship choruses he played on guitar. He was a special influence in...Read More »
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“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Staff of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery - TN


James was born on October 20, 1954 and passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

James was a resident of Memphis, Tennessee at the time of passing.

He attended Georgia Tech University, ultimately graduating from Memphis State University in 1978 with a degree in Sociology.

A Memorial Service and Requiem Eucharist will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Grace St. Luke's Episcopal Church, followed by a festive celebratory reception at the Church. James will be laid to rest through natural burial at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Donations may by made in memory of James to Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church, MSA Coalition, and the Brain Support Network.

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