Donald H. James Sr.

Published 7:10 pm Saturday, January 15, 2011

SOUTH POINT — Donald H. James Sr. of South Point, formerly of Athens, passed away on Thursday Jan. 13, 2011. He was born Nov. 17, 1928, the son of the late William T. James and Mildred Baumgarner.

Donald H. James

Donald served as Corporal in the U.S. Army’s 77th Field Artillery during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Columbia Gas of Ohio.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jo Ann Leffler James; three children, Vicki Neeley, Shirley Webb and husband Terry and Donald James Jr. and wife Michelle; five grandchildren, Christina Phelps, Angela Schowengerdt, Aaron Kilgore, Brittaney Murphy and Brandy James; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers and three sisters, William James Jr., David James, Dorothy Williams, Shirley Smith and Virginia Moritz. He was preceded in death by his brother, Blaine James.

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Viewing will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jagers Funeral Home in Athens. Service to follow.