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Rev. Wuerthner V. JAMES Sr.

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JAMES, Sr. Rev. Wuerthner V. age 85 formerly of Dayton, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Bossier City, LA. He attended Wogaman Elementary and later graduated from Roosevelt High School. Rev. James was a veteran of the US Army and later worked for the US Post Office before starting the W.V. James Construction Co. Always passionate on the subjects of history & religion, Rev. James received his BA Degree from Wilmington College and his Master's of Divinity Degree from the United Theological Seminary. He pastored 2 congregations (1 in Lancaster and 1 in Eaton OH) as well as the Camden and Grace United Methodist Churches in Dayton. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 56 years, Dorothy Ray James; (2) brothers, Worthington and William; and (1) sister, Vivian James Ashe. Survivors include his children, Wuerthner V. James, Jr., of Dayton; and Debra (De) Wortham of Bossier City, LA., and (1) sister, Valeria James Tocci of Buffalo, NY, (6) grandchildren & (5) great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 10:00 a.m., Trotwood Church of the Brethren 208 E. Main St., Trotwood, Ohio 45426, Rev. Paula Bowser, Officiating. Interment Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements & Direction entrusted to the LORITTS-NEILSON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3924 W. Third St. www.loritts-neilson.com

Published in Dayton Daily News on Aug. 10, 2014
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