Charlie James – January 4, 2013

Charlie James, 85, of Amarillo, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2013 at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel.  Burial will be in Llano East Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. James was born Nov. 28, 1927, in Henryetta, Oklahoma to Frank and Bonnie James.  He served in the Army in World War II.  Mr. James had been in the oil business for more than 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna James and a son, Vernon James.
Survivors include two sons, Mike James of Anna, Texas and Kelly James of Amarillo; a daughter, Melody James of Amarillo; four brothers, Bobby James of Dumas, Don James of Broken Bow, Oklahoma and Johnny James of Henryetta, Oklahoma and Jimmy James of Canyon; two  sisters, Virginia Roberts of Weleetka and Kaye Maxwell of Hennessy, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer’s, 1400 Wallace Blvd, Amarillo, TX 79106.
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