Welcome to the memorial page for

Dustin R James

August 25, 1985 ~ April 18, 2017 (age 31)

Dustin R. James of Middletown, NY, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Poughkeepsie. He was 31. 

The son of Byron James and Etha Grogan, he was born August 25, 1985 in Poughkeepsie.

Dustin was a Police Officer with the Walden Police Department where he started his career ten years ago as a dispatcher and was recently promoted to Investigator.  He was also a part-time police officer with the Village of Montgomery.  Dustin started his career dispatching in the Town of Fishkill.  Throughout his career, he received numerous awards for his achievements.

He was the President of the Walden PBA and a member of the Warthogs.  Dustin also organized Walden's National Night Out for several years.

Survivors include his
Wife, Maryellen James; Father Byron James & Linda; Mother Etha & Stepfather Randy Casale; Sister Jessica Hein & husband Kaspar; Brother Nicolas James;
Nephew  Koltan; Step-sister  Gina Russo; Paternal Grandparents Phil & Lorraine James;
Mother-in-law Jeanne Marie Flanagan; Brothers-in-law Matthew, Michael and Mitchell Flanagan;
Several cousins; Many Brothers and Sisters in Blue
and loving "Fur-babies" Roscoe, Moose, Molly and Sassy

He was predeceased by
Maternal Grandmother Irene Barnes 
Father-In-Law Timothy Flanagan 

Visitation will be Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 3-8 pm at Millspaugh Funeral Home, 22 Bank St.Walden, NY.
A police service will be held at 6pm.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:30 pm, Friday April 21, 2017 at Holy Name of Mary Church, 89 Union St. Montgomery, NY 12549.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Walden PBA, P.O. Box 648, Walden, NY 12586.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Walden PBA
PO Box 648, Walden NY 12586

 Service Information

April 20, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Millspaugh Funeral Directors
22 Bank Street
Walden, NY 12586

Funeral Mass
April 21, 2017

1:30 PM
Holy Name of Mary Church
89 Union St.
Montgomery, New York 12549

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