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Henry B. James

December 24, 1930 June 3, 2020
Henry B. James
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HENRY B. JAMES, 89, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL.

There will be a private family visitation and funeral service. Interment will be at the Lyndon Township Cemetery in Lyndon, IL. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A memorial has been established.

Henry was born December 24, 1930 in Morrison, IL, to Clyde and Cora (Hussey) James. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County schools. On May 2, 1954 he married Esselene M. Moothart in Morrison. She died May 14, 1990. Henry served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. He worked construction for several local companies and also laid carpeting as a side job. He enjoyed making stained glass and loved feeding and watching his birds.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn (Dave Starr) James of Morrison; two grandsons, Cody (Kelcey Brown) Funderburgh of Mt. Carroll, IL and Zachary (Klarissa) Lyerla of Morrison; four great grandchildren, Kainzly, Dakota, Wyatt and Zayden; three sisters, Virginia (Richard) Johnson of Morrison, Genevieve Delarosa of Morrison and Ruby Hamilton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Esselene; one sister, Anna Foreman; one brother, Carl James.
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