April 29, 1964 ~ March 9, 2022

Born in: Anderson, IN
Resided in: Anderson, IN

David E. James, age 57, passed away on March 9, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 29, 1964, to William and Linda (Haynes) James.

David was a graduate of Highland High School, class of 1982. He retired from the city working for the waste and water department. He also spent several years as a truck driver.

David loved to do many things, but his favorite thing was spending time with his grandson Cash. He enjoyed vacationing, fishing, and his cars. He was a stubborn man with a big heart. You couldn’t find a more loyal friend. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, son and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

David is survived by his wife of 35 years, Melanie (Huffman) James; daughter Heather Garner (Chris) and grandson Cash; son Levi James (Ashley Thompson); son Joshua James; brother Paul Scott James; Parents William and Linda James; several nieces and nephews; and best friend Gary Throgmorton.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday March 16, 2022, from 12-2pm with a funeral service beginning at 2pm at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson. Burial will take place at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.



Visitation: March 16, 2022 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

Funeral Service: March 16, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. James was great man and even greater friend. His smiling face will be greatly missed 😢. He fought the good fight with power and grace. Now he is at peace and without pain 🙏. Prayers for his loving family. ❤

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