James was born in Purcell, OK to Pearl and James Judkins. He served his country in Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941 and was discharged from the Marine Corp in 1945. James was employed by the U.S. Postal Service and retired in 1973. He is survived by his wife Madeline and several nieces and nephews. The Rosary will be held Thursday, Aug. 28th at 6PM at Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel with Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, Aug. 29th at 11 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 5020 N. Grove with interment to follow at Resurrection Memorial Cemetery.