On Monday October 25, 2021 Rev. Kenneth Stephen James, 94, was welcomed to his Heavenly home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm at George Brothers Funeral Service, 803 Greenhaven Dr. Greensboro, NC with Pastor Roland Shepley officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park where Randolph County Honor Guard will perform military honors.
Rev. James was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty B. James; and second wife, Elouise O. James.
He was a retired Methodist Minister and upon returning to Greensboro attended Muirs Chapel United Methodist Church. Rev. James served several charges in the Virginia Conference and retired after 13 years of service. He also attended Charity Baptist Church until his health would not allow him to do so. Kenneth served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his son, Stephen “Dale” James (Vicky M.), of Greensboro; step-son, Lyle M. Friel, Jr (Jean), of Farmington, NY; grandson, Kevin Stewart James (Lindsey), of Scottsdale, AZ; great-grandson, Braxton S. James, of Raleigh; great-granddaughter, Kennedy Anne James, and great-grandson, Marcus S. James, of Scottsdale Arizona; seven step-grandchildren; thirteen step-great-grandchildren; nine step-great-great-grandchildren; as well as several other family members and friends whom he loved.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends Home at Guilford Residents Assistance Fund 925 New Garden Rd. Greensboro, NC 27410.
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