Obituaries

Gregory M. James

Jamesgregory.jpgGregory Michael James passed away at Mason General Hospital on Sunday, April 22, 2012. He was 57 years old. Gregory was born on June 12, 1954 to Donald R. and Marcella (Sullivan) James in Hennepin, MN. He attended Loveland Senior High School in Loveland, CO and obtained his GED from Big Bend Community College in 1976.  
Gregory was a disabled veteran who had served in Special Forces of the US Army during the Vietnam conflict. He was also a licensed practical nurse earning the Army Achievement Medal in the MASH, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and an Expert Marksmanship Award. Mr. James was a member of the Officer’s Club of the US Army and was very political.
He enjoyed being out of doors, gardening, boating, skydiving, guns and watching television. He enjoyed talking to people, was a good friend to many and was an overall good man. He loved his beloved pets, dog “Rosita” and “Christmas” the cat.
Survivors include his special friends Misty Dunbar and   Sue Challstrom; special children, Ruby and Karrisa Dunbar, both of Shelton; brother, Richard J. Gregory, Loveland, CO and sister, Diane Davis of MN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Timothy and beloved dog “Brandy”.
A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date. Donations can be made to the Republican Party. The family was served by McComb Funeral Home.