Jesse Lewis James

Published 8:47 pm Monday, March 28, 2011

Jesse Lewis James, 92, passed away March 23, 2011, at McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond, Va. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ruby H. James; daughters, Nancy Lappa and husband, Nick, of Glen Allen, Va., and Bonnie Kinere and husband, Scott, of Beaumont, Texas; sons, Jimmy James and partner, Jay Kohn, of Falls Church, Va., and Charles James, of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, Sheila Powers and Holly Horton; great-grandchildren, Jonathan and Haley Moore; sister, Virginia Butts, of Suffolk; many nieces and nephews. Mr. James proudly served in the U.S. Army and is a veteran of World War II. Arrangements are being handled by the Cremation Society of Virginia, 1927 Westmoreland Street, Richmond, Va. (804-355-3360) Services will be held graveside at 2 p.m., Friday, April 15, at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Va., followed by a reception. Further details will be provided at the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Richmond Fisher House, 1201 Broad Rock Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23249.

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