Virgil James

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Virgil Theodrick James, I
It is with great sorrow that the family announces the passing of Professor Virgil Theodrick James I. Virgil, affectionately known as "Ted James" was born on January 31, 1934 in St Louis, Missouri. After graduating from high school, Ted headed west to California. He settled in Pasadena and called it home for over 50 years. Ted, an Electrical Engineer and Professor of Technical Education, taught electricity at Pasadena City College and mentored students for more than 40 years. As a licensed electrical contractor, Ted James traveled around the country and to the Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, teaching, consulting, lecturing, troubleshooting and sharing his knowledge in the field of electricity. Ted James passed away on August 15, 2013. He will be greatly missed. A viewing is scheduled for Sunday, August 25, 2013 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Woods- Valentine Mortuary 1455 N Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91103. A memorial and celebration of his life will be held Monday August 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd Pasadena, CA 91107.


Funeral Home
Woods-Valentine Mortuary
1455 N Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 798-8941
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Published in Pasadena Star-News on Aug. 24, 2013