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William Robert James

February 3, 1932 - January 27, 2014
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William (Bob) Robert James was born in Colorado Springs Co. On February 3rd 1932 to his father Clarence B. James of Las Angela's California and his mother Caterina Katheryn Fontana of Picerno/Basilicata Italy. Bob is survived by his wife Bonnie J. James. His children Laura, Linda, Robert, Lane, Marcy and Lena. Bob is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Bob was raised in Pape Town, a small Italian community in northwest Colorado Springs. He joined the Air Force in 1949 and is a surviving veteran of the Korean War. During his tour in action Bob received many medal including 12 battle stars, 1 Bronze star and...
William (Bob) Robert James was born in Colorado Springs Co. On February 3rd 1932 to his father Clarence B. James of Las Angela's California and his mother Caterina Katheryn Fontana of Picerno/Basilicata Italy.

Bob is survived by his wife Bonnie J. James. His children Laura, Linda, Robert, Lane, Marcy and Lena. Bob is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Bob was raised in Pape Town, a small Italian community in northwest Colorado Springs. He joined the Air Force in 1949 and is a surviving veteran of the Korean War. During his tour in action Bob received many medal including 12 battle stars, 1 Bronze star and many accommodations to include the 5th Air Force and the Sigman Reed Citation. Bob was Honorably discharged and returned home in December 1952.

After returning home, Bob worked for many years for Aircraft Mechanics as a Machinist supervisor in the tool and dye department before returning to his life long passion in the golf industry as a golf club repair man. Bob retired as a certified Club Master from World Golf and Sand Creek Golf Course in 2001.

Bob married his wife Bonnie on April 23rd 1991 after perusing her for many years and remained happily married for 23 years this April.

Bobs greatest lesson to his children and those that knew him was family values. Bob was a family man and took great pride in all his children, family abroad and friends and always held close the importance of family.

Bob's services will be presented by Reverend Jim Deitrick at 2:00pm on Friday January 31st at the Chapel of Memories located at 829 S. Hancock Ave. Viewing will be available for a short period of time prior to the services and a reception will be held at the same location immediately following his committal at evergreen cemetery where Bob will be receiving military honors.

God rest our husband, father and friend!

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"Bonnie, my sincere sympathy to you and to all your family. I am so sorry for your loss, I'll be ever grateful for the two of you. As you know Bob and I..." Ray Musto (Lima, OH)

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