Delbert Loman James

June 27, 1936March 14, 2021

Delbert L. James, of Placida Florida, passed into the arms of the Lord on March 14, 2021. Delbert was born June 27, 1936 in Hazel Green, Kentucky to Benjamin Franklin and Cora Alice (Russell) James. He was the eighth of ten children. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Carol Ann; His sister, Jewell Ann (Lee) Weldy; His brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dennis and Sue Hoiseck, brother-in-law, Allen Hoiseck, and a number of loving nieces and nephews. Delbert was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Andy C. (Phyllis), Everette B. (Ellen), Archie J. (Imogene), Jesse F. (Roberta), Rose E. (William) Patrick, Sarah E. (Merle) Rockwell, Dewey F., and Robert D., and their beloved pets, Poncho and Delilah. Delbert was a truck driver in Chicago for nearly forty years before retiring in Florida. He was a member of Teamsters Union 731 and the Power Squadron in Chicago, IL. He and Carol loved camping, boating at Paw Paw Lake, cruising, and traveling for adventure and to visit family and friends.

Delbert will be laid to rest at the Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Justice, IL with arrangements by Blake-Lamb Funeral Home. Private services. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the American Cancer Society.


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Sandi Kinsch

March 31, 2021

Uncle Delbert You will be greatly missed by so many. You were one of the best uncles around!! I’m blessed to have shared so many memories over the years. From spending weekends at your house as a kid to sharing vacations together as an adult. So much laughter. I will hold those memories near and dear to my heart FOREVER!!! You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace. Love you dearly The Kinsch Family, Mike, Sandi, Katlyn and Tyler xoxo