During his life James worked for the National Coal Board up until his retirement. He enjoyed gardening, reading and driving, but most of all spending time with his beloved wife Margaret.
James leaves behind his dearly loved wife Margaret, his much loved son Stephen and daughter in law Alison and his treasured grandchildren Nicolas and Zoe.
A celebration of life service was held on Thursday 12th November, at 12.20pm, at Accrington Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations are welcomed in memory of James for the North West Air Ambulance c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, Eastgate Corner, 80 Whalley Road, Accrington.