of Bedford Heights, Ohio, passed away November 8, 2021, aged 84. Born in Buffalo, New York on February 13, 1937 to the late Francis and Irene James. Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou (nee Neckel). Father of Sherri (Jerry) Robertson of Avon, Ohio, Dianne James of Gahanna, Ohio, and Robert (Laura) James of Avon Lake, Ohio; grandfather to Brock, Ava, Samuel, and Sebastian. Loving brother of the late Eugene (Mary Jane) James, the late Donna (Bill) Quinn, Leonard James, and the late Lois (Jim) Jennings. Uncle to several nieces and nephews and a good friend to many. He attended Berea High School and was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He loved his cats, dancing, cooking, and traveling. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter, 12930 Chippewa Road, Brecksville, Ohio 44141. Visitation 9:00 am Saturday, November 13, 2021, at TABONE KOMOROWSKI FUNERAL HOME, 33650 Solon Road, Solon, Ohio 44139, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Resurrection, 32001 Cannon Road, Solon, Ohio 44139 at 10:30 am. Live streaming of the Mass available at https://churchofresurrection.org. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.