Eric G. James of Walden, NY, a longtime resident of the area passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, in Walden. He was 70.
The son of the late Luther S. James and Minnie Pearl Reid James-Weston, he was born June 04, 1949 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Eric was a member of Walden Baptist church, serving as a deacon and assistant treasurer. He was a trustee emeritis at the First Baptist Church in Hertford, NC. He was also a 9/11 first responder and was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Lodge 627. He worked as a field supervisor for Verizon in NYC.
Survivors include his wife La-Verne at home, son Dexter James & wife Sally of Wappingers Falls, grandson Drake L.R. James, 2 sisters Hattie Sharpe & husband Thomas, Vondra Curtis & husband (James) Bernard, many nieces & nephews
Along with his parents, he was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 11am-12pm at the Walden Baptist Church, 38 Bank St., Walden, NY 12586.
A funeral service will follow at 12:30pm at the church. Rev. James VanHouten will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Walden Baptist Church, 38 Bank St., Walden, NY 12586.
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Walden Baptist Church
28 Bank St., Walden, NY 12586,