6/21/1947 ~ 8/17/2022
Dick Lee James, 75 of Mt. Pleasant, Utah passed away August 17, 2022 at Utah Valley Hospital. Dick was born on June 21, 1947 to Windom Erval and Thelma Hammond James in Fayette, Utah.
Dick enlisted in the US Airforce and served his country honorably during Vietnam from 1966 to 1969.
Mining took Dick and his family to Colorado and Montana before settling in Fairview, Utah where he was an electrician at Skyline Coal mine. After retiring from the coal mine Dick worked as an electrician at Snow College where he retired in 2013.
Dick loved his boys more than life itself and could not have been more proud of them. He looked forward to every phone call and every visit. As much as Dick loved his kids his grandkids were the light of his life and he smiled the biggest when he was around them or talking about them. He supported his family in every way possible. He never missed a birthday and made sure birthday cards were in the mail at least two weeks early.
Dick is survived by his children Bruce (Sophia), Evans, GA; Eric (Kristy), Santaquin; Matthew (Noelle), Cedar City; Kristie Ison, Fairview; Jennifer (Tom) Seeley, Mt. Pleasant; Shylo (Corey) Tibbs, Mt. Pleasant; Zachary (Niesha) Peterson, Mt. Pleasant; Mandy (Chance) Schmidt, Fairview. His grandchildren Brianna, Jaxon, Katelynn (Kyle), Jaycee, Weston, Kyla, Jaielle, Hudson, and Isabella.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife Starla Parks James.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant North Stake Center (461 N 300 W) with a visitation from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.
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