Obituary and Service Information for Charles James, Sr

James, Sr, Charles

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 3819 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674

Charles Augusta "Gus" James. Sr, 86, entered into rest August 10, 2016 at his Festus residence. He had worked for the St Louis Post Office as a truck driver until he retired and was a U.S. Marine veteran. He was a member of Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church and member of American Legion Post 253; he enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. Born June 22, 1930, in Festus, Missouri, to the late Jesse and Alice (Jackson) James, Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Rose Mae "Posy" (Mitchell) James.

Survived by his loving family which includes sons: Clifton (Vanessa) James of Festus, MO, Charles James, Jr of San Diego, CA, Earl James, Sr of Festus, MO; daughters: JoAnn (the late Washington) Durrett of Milwaukee, WI, Rosemary James of Festus, MO, Brenda (Lee) Cook of Festus, MO, Darlene James, of Houston, TX and Tracy James-Beard of Festus, MO; daughter-in-law: Amanda James of Crystal City, MO; brothers: Jesse (Doris) James, Jr of Festus, MO, Gene (Jessica) James of Topeka, KS, Cecil (Sandy) James of Bakersfield, CA; sisters: Thelma Taylor of Herculaneum, MO, Janice Cherry of Festus, MO, Alice Faye Padgitt of Festus, MO, Marva Williams of Milwaukee, WI and Madeline Sweeney of CA; 18 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; wife; and brothers: Earl James and Ronnie James; and sisters: Mary Smith, Sandy Oliver and Theresa Patton.

Chaplain John Alley will officiate the service.


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