Robert E. “Bob” “Pop” James, 91, of Palmer Twp. died Friday, June 29, 2012 in Easton Hospital.
Born: November 20, 1920 in Weaversville, PA he was a son of the late Walter and Alverta Rockall James. He and his wife the former Eleanor MoDavis have been married for 67 years.
Personal: He had been a mail handler at the Lehigh Valley Post Office for 23 years before retiring in 1990. Prior to that he was employed by the Mohican Bakery for 23 years. He was a 1940 graduate of Easton High School and WWII Navy veteran.
Memberships: He was a very active member of First Moravian Church, Easton for more than 75 years. He was also a member of the American Legion Brown & Lynch Post and MORA Club of Bethlehem.
Survivors: His wife Eleanor; daughter: Roberta “Bobbi” James of Avenel, NJ; sister: Dolly Rapp of Easton; 2 grandchildren: John and Stacey McCree and 4 great-grandchildren: Max, Savannah, Gavin and Veronica.. He was predeceased by a daughter: Nancy Lee Beckman in 2011 and 4 brothers and 3 sisters.
Services: 2:30 p.m. Thursday (7/5) in First Moravian Church, 225 N. 10th St., Easton; with visitation from 1:30 to 2:30 in the church; the Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling the arrangements. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine.
Memorial Contributions: May be made to First Moravian Church, 225 North 10th St., Easton, PA 18042.