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James was born on March 8, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018.

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

Graduated from West High School in 1955.

Served in the U.S. Army Reserve, Co. C, Engineers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. with Pastor Keith Manley officiating. Burial in Flora Cemetery, Flora Church Rd, Boone County. Visitation will be 9:30 am until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jim's name to Compassion International at www.compassion.com which is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty.