Roy James PDF Print
Friday, 22 March 2013 09:30


Roy James, age 83, of Brownsville, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at his residence.  The Edmonson County native was born November 15, 1929 to the late Frank James and the late Effie Hazelip James and was married to his devoted wife, Dorothy B. James for the past 53 years.

He served our country in the Korean War and was a U.S. Army Veteran.  He returned to the states and graduated from Bowling Green Business University with a degree in Accounting and received a masters degree and Rank I from Western Kentucky University.  Mr. James worked with the Edmonson County School System for 33 years and retired as an administrator.  He also worked as an accountant and bookkeeper for many local businesses. Additionally, he was a member of the Edmonson County Chapter of Retired Teachers Association and a member of Beaver Dam United Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy B. James; one son, Barry W. James (Amy); one daughter, Kathy J. Meredith (Granville) and two granddaughters, Kayla Jane and Laney Beth Meredith all of Brownsville.

Bro. Ronald Renfro and Bro. Jerry Patton will officiate. Burial in the Brownsville Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society or Alzheimer's Association.


• Friday, March 22, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel

• Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel


• Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Patton Funeral Home Brownsville Chapel



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