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Bennett James Jr.


1947 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Bennett James Jr. Obituary
Bennett James, Jr. (B.J.) age 68 of Gary, IN walked with Jesus on October 22, 2015. He was born in Bessemer, AL on August 12, 1947 to Bennett James Sr., and Odessa Horn. Bennett graduated from Edison High School and attended Alabama A & M University. Bennett was employed by United States Steel (Coke Plant) from which he retired and was a dedicated member of union Local 1014. Bennett was a faithful member of St. Timothy Community Church for over 40 years. Preceded in death by biological parents Odessa Horn James and Bennett James Sr. He leaves his memories loving and devoted wife of 44 years Mary Ann James; children Michael James and Tracie James; four granddaughters; mother Irmatine James; sister Evelyn Presley (Roderick) Jackson and a host of other family and friends. Visitation Friday, October 30, 2015 from 9:00am-11:00am with family hour from 10:00am-11:00am with funeral services immediately following all at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Ave. In lieu of flowers, make donations to Robert E. Lowery Ministry Center.
Published in the Post Tribune from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2015
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