Funeral date: 6/26 Friday
Mortuary: 9:00am Summit Funeral Home, St. Michaels, Az.
Destination: Ft. Defiance Veterans Cemetery (8 miles)
Burial site funeral service will begin at 10:00am, Ft. Defiance Cemetery, Az.
Edgar James, 78, grew up in Tselani, Cottonwood, AZ, he was married to Elouise James for 48 years, they had two sons; Tyron and Jerome and four grandchildren; Jaykub, Payton, Kamryn and Madisyn. He served two tours, 1967- 1969 in Vietnam. Honorable discharged assigned to HHB 6th BN 56th Atry
He worked for Old NFPI, BIA/NN Forestry, Carpentry, Railroad, CHR and Fort Defiance Indian Hospital. He was a family man, a rancher, mechanic, carpenter, electrician, very charitable, outgoing and friendly man.
On behalf of Navajo Hopi Honor Riders, we extend our deepest condolences to the James family. We whole-heartedly thank US Army Vietnam Veteran Edgar James for his service. May you rest in peace soldier and may you never be forgotten. God Speed.
Contact: Tyron James