Obituary of Dale James

Dale C. James, age 87, resident of Kemah, TX, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at Afton Oaks Nursing Home in Houston, TX, from chronic respiratory failure.

He was born June 16, 1932, in Crawford County, KS, the son of Kenneth and Jessie Coonrod James. After graduation from Arcadia High School, he served two years in the U. S. Army. Dale worked for the Western Insurance Company until retirement in 1990, then moved to Texas. Dale was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the American Legion for over 65 years.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Sue Herrill James; one daughter, Kelly Singer; one granddaughter, Autumn Singer; and four great-grandchildren, Davin, Hailey and Daniel Sanford, and Payton Broach.

He was preceded in death by a brother, and his parents.

There was cremation.

Private graveside services will take place Tuesday, June 16th, in the U. S. National Cemetery, Ft. Scott.

Services are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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  1. Just heard about Dale. Sorry for your loss!! I can’t remember Dale very vividly from the family reunions and going out to Kenneth and Jessie’s house when I was a kid. We lost daddy will be three years this coming December. Prayers for everyone

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