David Albert James

February 17, 1962March 1, 2018

David Albert James, 56, born February 17, 1962, passed away on March 1, 2018. David was an avid Virginia Tech Hokie, as well as a NASCAR fan. He enjoyed spending his free time watching Tech sports and NASCAR racing. He is survived by his parents, Gene A. and Ina Mae James of Richmond; sisters, Patti (David) Stadlin of Tiburon, California, Mary Ann (Matt) Clarke of Midlothian, Virginia; brother, John James (Lisa) of Richmond; nephews, Kyle and Ben Clarke; nieces, Sarah and Kelly Stadlin and Grace James; and numerous cousins and relatives in the Roanoke and North Carolina area, as well as wonderful friends and neighbors in the Richmond area, especially in the Walton Park community. The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 1 p.m., at Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel, where a celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to your favorite charity or to David’s favorite charity, Integrated Community Services, 3020 Kerner Blvd - Unit A, San Rafael, CA 94901 or Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at


  • Visitation Saturday, March 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 10, 2018

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Jean James Kingery

March 10, 2018

Dear James Family,
May the immeasurable peace of Christ transcend your overwhelming grief during this time of your loss. We are so sorry. Even though our paths have taken us apart in presence, our hearts are held close by the legacy of Mom and Pop James and the deep love of extended family. We are uplifting each of you in prayer.

Texas James’
Kingery’s in India and California
Witt’s in Texas and Florida

Jerry and Barbara Gass

March 6, 2018

Dear Gene and Ina Mae,

We are sorry to learn of David's passing, and we pray for God's comfort for you and all your family. As you know, David did well, and was well liked, during his time serving with us in Corporate Communications at Southern States. We appreciate your leadership and your letting us have the privilege of working with David. God bless you all.

Steve Flora

March 6, 2018

So sorry to hear about David's passing. God's peace be with you and the family at this sad time
God Bless

March 6, 2018

So saddened to learn of your loss. Pray God's peace will transcend your pain.

Joan Wright

March 6, 2018

Linda and I were saddened to hear of the death of your son. Gods faith and prayers from your friends and family will make the burden a little easier.
Gene and Ina Mae you both are in our prayers.

Carl Cromwell

Don and Mary Sowder

March 5, 2018

Dear Gene, Ina Mae, and family,
We are so very sorry to hear about your tremendous loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time. We hope to see you soon.
Sincerely, Don and Mary