Dorwin A. James

January 18, 2011

Dorwin A. James, 86, of Desloge passed away January 18, 2011 at Country Meadows Nursing Home. He was born August 12, 1924 in Hagarville, Arkansas to Chester A. James and Walice (Rutledge) James. He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester A. James and Walice (Rutledge) James, his wife, Ruth E. (Baird) James, four sisters, Doris Wren, Ethelyn James, Billie Dale, and Aral Reynolds, and brother R.B. James.He is survived by two sons, Jim James and wife Joy of Desloge and Jerry James and wife Connie of Jefferson City, daughter Libby James of Desloge, six grandchildren Christine (Mrs. Lance) Langford, Brian James and wife Nikki, Jodie (Mrs. Tom) Waite, Jennifer Connor, Megan Connor, and Evan Connor, eleven great grandchildren Andrew, Denver, Taylor, Grayson, Braden, Kaitlinn, Carson, Tanner, Elizabeth, Chandler, and Sara, brother Lawton James and wife Virginia, and sister Wanda Mahan of Michigan.Dorwin served in the Navy and retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol in 1984 as a Lieutenant. He was a past city alderman of Desloge, a deacon at First Baptist Church of Desloge, and member of Elvins Ionic Lodge #154.Visitation is Friday, January 21 from 4 to 8 PM at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge with a Masonic service at 7 PM. Services will be Saturday, January 22 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Desloge with Pastor Bradford Laubinger and Reverend Jim Bruns officiating. Interment will be at Parkview Cemetery.Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or the First Baptist Church of Desloge Community Center.Service ScheduleVisitation:Date:Friday January 21Time:4 pm to 8 pm, Masonic Service 7 pmVisitation Location:C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home Desloge Service:Date:Saturday January 22Time:11 amService Location:First Baptist Church of Desloge

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