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John Henry James

May 30, 1926 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

John H. James was born in Endicott, Kentucky on May 30, 1926 to the late William and Minerva James and passed away on March 29, 2022 at the Knolls of Oxford. He graduated high school in Kentucky and later proudly served his country in the United States Army and United States Air Force. He was awarded a Victory Medal in World War II and he also served in the Korean War. He was later stationed at Wright Patterson in Dayton where he caught the eye of his future wife, Jean Long. 


Jean and John were married and together raised their daughter, Jackie. John was the owner of John James Construction in Middletown. He also enjoyed painting, fishing, mountains and being in nature. He and Jean loved to travel and cruise around the country, visiting all fifty states. 


A resident of Oxford, John was an active member of Oxford United Methodist Church along with Jean. He was also a member of the Stuart G. Lugenbuhl American Legion Post 72 in Cincinnati. 
He was the beloved husband of Jean (nee Long) James for over 74 years; devoted father of Jackie James; loving grandfather of Marty Vincent and Terry (Amanda) Vincent and great grandfather of River and Violet; dear uncle of Stanley B. James, Jr.; he was preceded in death by his brother Stanley B. James, Sr. and his sister Norma Lou James. 


A visitation for John will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Oxford from 12:30 pm until time of service at 1:30 pm. Burial will immediately follow at the Oxford Cemetery. 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home - Oxford
5086 College Corner Pike
Oxford, OH 45056

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

1:30 PM
Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home - Oxford
5086 College Corner Pike
Oxford, OH 45056

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