Charles Wesley James, 59, of Paradise, PA, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 13, 2016, surrounded by his family.
Born in Lancaster, Chuck was the son of the late Clarence and Esther (Murry) James. He is survived by his wife, Linda (Morseman) James, their children, Grace A. married to Jeffrey S. Ibach, Sr.; Mark married to Ira M. Van Order; Melissa K. wife of the late Shane C. Peters and Julie A. married to Chad A. Hollandsworth. Chuck had seven grandchildren, Jeffrey, Wesley, Kandace, Brandon, Shelton, Lake and Lyle and three great-grandchildren, Blake, Greyson and HunterMae; two brothers, Bobby James and Paul James and a sister, Janet. Chuck was preceded in death by a son, Jared M. James.
Lovingly known as “Pop,” he loved to sing and play his guitar for family and friends. Pop enjoyed spending time in the mountains fishing with his grandchildren.
Chuck worked at Zimmerman’s Hardware store for 45 years, recently managing their Just Ask rental agency.
There will be a Visitation on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 6 until 8 PM at the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA and again on Thursday, August 18, from 10 until 11 AM. The funeral is 11 AM in the funeral home. Interment in Longeneckers Reformed Mennonite Cemetery will follow.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in Chuck’s memory to Gift of Life Donor Program, 401 N 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103