Concord----Charles Jordan James, age 88, of Concord, died September 3, 2005. He was born in Norwich, CT., the son of the late Charles V. and Ruth J. James. He graduated from Norwich Free Academy and the Rhode Island School of Design Textile Division.
James served in the Corps of Engineers as a 1st LT. during WWII. After returning from duty in the Army, he resided in Norwich, CT, Yarmouth, ME, Meredith, NH, and Bradenton, FL and finally returned to Concord, NH. During his working years, he was a sales engineer for the Dayton Rubber Co. and Globe Rubber Works. While living in Meredith, he was associated with Browns Boat Basin on Lake Winnipesaukee for a short time.
James was a member of the Laconia Lodge of Elks, The Kirby Stewart Legion Post of Bradenton, FL, and a former member of the Sons of The American Revolution in NH and FL, and of the Retired Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Marjorie W. James, of Concord; two sons, C. Peter James of Barnstead, Jonathan D. James of Meredith, a daughter, Marjorie J. Edwards of Laconia, three granddaughter and four great grandchildren, a sister Clementine J. Robinson of Little Compton, RI. A brother, David A. James died previously.
Services will be held at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH on September 10th, at 11:00. Internment will be in Norwich at the convenience of the family.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, gifts of love may be given to erecting a flagpole at Granite Ledges of Concord in his memory, 151 Langley Parkway, Concord, NH 03301.
The Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia is in charge of the arrangements.