Charles James


Share
Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 6:50 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Charles McCoy James, 61, of Arizona, formerly of the Quad-Cities, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Otsego Memorial Hospital in Gaylord, Mich.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to his family.
Charles was born on June 16, 1951, in Moline, the son of McCoy L. and Betty A. Garner James. He married Mary Cannon on May 16, 1992, in Park View.
Charles worked as a Case IH Benefits Representative for UAW. He was very active in Case Bettendorf Local 858 and United Way of the Quad Cities. Together, he and Mary retired in 2004 and moved to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., where they owned Tanning Bare Salon.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Cannon-James, Lake Havasu City; son, Chad James, Silvis; daughter, Christy Hahn, Cheyenne, Wyo.; stepson, Doug Cannon, Denver, Colo.; father, McCoy L. James, Port Byron; and brothers, Scott (Regina) James, Port Byron, and Jeff James, St. Louis, Okla. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary at www.esterdahl.com.












 



Local events heading








  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






(More History)