Posted: Mon 10:58 AM, Apr 08, 2013
Roy James, 83, of Brownsville, passed away March 21, 2013, at his residence.
The Edmonson County native was the son of the late Frank James and the late Effie Hazelip James and was married to his devoted wife, Dorothy B. James, for the past 53 years.
He served our country in the Korean War and was a U.S. Army veteran. He returned to the states and graduated from Bowling Green Business University. Mr. James worked with the Edmonson County school system for 33 years and retired as an administrator. He also worked as an accountant and bookkeeper for many local businesses. Additionally, he was a member of the Edmonson County Chapter of Retired Teachers Association and a member of Beaver Dam United Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy B. James; one son, Barry W. James (Amy); one daughter, Kathy J. Meredith (Granville); and two granddaughters, Kayla Jane and Laney Beth Meredith, all of Brownsville.
The funeral service was March 23 at Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel, with burial in Brownsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.