CHAFFEE -- Charles "Toot" James Sr., 78, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born in Lutesville, to the late Henry and Annie James, he moved to Chaffee from Kankakee, Ill., in 1993. He worked as a boiler room operator in the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant in Joliet, Ill., from which he retired. He was a member of New Life Gospel Church in Scott City and the Chaffee Elks Lodge 1810.
Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Chuck and Sally James of Fruitland and Donald W. James of Pocahontas; one sister, Nancy Lambert of Jackson; one brother, Hadley James of Arbor; and seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Larry James; one brother, John "Muck" Jones; and one granddaughter.
Visitation is scheduled at 4 p.m. today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be held at noon Tuesday. The Rev. Jack Owens will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Morgan Memorial Park Cemetery in Advance.