Darrell Wayne James – July 13, 1930/March 24, 2015

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darrell_jamesDarrell Wayne James, 84, of Desoto, TX, passed away March 24, 2015 at Lennwood Nursing Home in Dallas, TX. Darrell Was born July 13, 1930 in Dallas, TX to Jesse Lee & Betty James.

Darrell met his future wife, Mary Stegall in December 1951 while home from the Navy. They married 6 months later on May 31, 1952. Together, they were members of Windsor Park Baptist Church. His career started in 1966 when he and Glenn Davis started an X-ray company. He & Mary bought it out in 1977 and worked it together for 37 years. Their legacy of honesty & a hard work ethic is now lived on by their many cruises & travels. He served & cared for others more than himself & he is loved and will be missed by many. Although his death is difficult to accept, out loss is Heavens gain.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jesse Wayne James in 1995.

Survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Mary; Sister-in-Law, Naomi Townsend; and many nieces & nephews.

jaynesServices will be 2:00 pm Friday, March 27, 2015 with visitation beginning one hour prior to service time, both at Jaynes.

Burial will follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Windsor Park Baptist Church or the charity of your choice.