Lassie (Lester) Ray James, a native of Huntsville, passed away on June 19, 2016 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Lassie, age 64, was born on August 26, 1951 to Jerry (J.B.) James, Sr. and Beulah Mae Bass-James in Walker County. Both parents preceded him in death.
Lassie is survived by his sons: Lester D. James and Cedric B. James, brothers: Jerry B. James,Jr. and Sherman James (Cassandra), sister: Carolyn J. Jones, aunts: Mary A. Foster, Ruby Sherwood, and Helen Ligion, uncle: Ruben Bass, sister-in-law:Carol James, former wife:Dorothy Gormer, and a host of nieces, nephews, additional relatives and friends.
Viewing for family and friends will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016, 12:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Cox Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be on Friday, June 24, 2016, 12:00 P.M. at New Life Church, located at 512 11th Street. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Mayes-Addition Cemetery. Rev. Bobby Joe Rigsby will preside over the services.
Published on  June 21, 2016