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Brian M. James

AGE: 31 • Wilmington

Brian M. James, 31, of Wilmington, died August 24, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident involving a hit and run. He was born February 8, 1985 in Wilmington, the son of Victor Cooper and Lorretta (James) Harris. He attended Christiana schools and graduated from Newark HS in 2003. He was currently enrolled at Delaware Technical Community College majoring in physical therapy.

Brain enlisted in the Unites States Navy in 2010 and was employed at the Christiana Care (Wilmington) Hospital as a patient escort for twelve years. His co-workers knew him as a hard-working, self-less and caring employee. Brian was an avid writer and affectionately known as "B-Mac" by family and friends.

Brian is survived by his parents Victor Cooper, Charles and Lorretta Harris, and David Carn who helped raised Brian from age 2 to adulthood. Maternal grandparent Lucille James, paternal Earnest Cooper, Charles and Antrina Harris, and Catherine Roache. His siblings Devon, Danielle, LaTasha, Kiyona, Charles III, Briana, Michael, and Eric. Close best friends Rich, Reese, James, Martin and Jake a host of close aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.

Brian will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. He was the kind of young man that anyone would be proud to call son, grandson, and friend. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the May Funeral Home in NJ and PA. His funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at 11:00a.m. at St. Paul's U.A.M.E Church in Wilmington, DE. Viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and floral arrangements to the church should arrive between 7:30am-8:30am.
Published in The News Journal from Sept. 5 to Sept. 6, 2016
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