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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

DL Capt. K. Craig James

 
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 7:03 PM
Subject: SERVICES - DEATH OF CAPT KENNETH CRAIG JAMES
 
SERVICESThanks to Mrs. Cheryl James, widow of the late retired DL Captain Kenneth Craig James, for sending the announcement of his memorial 'celebration' service.  Dave

Hi Dave,
Please post a reminder that Craig's memorial "celebration" of life will be June 7 @ 2:00 pm in the Sanctuary of BEGG'S FUNERAL HOME,  Thomson, GA.
NO coats, ties etc...
Thanks, Cheryl
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~ IN MEMORY ~
USAF veteran, DL Capt. Kenneth Craig James
May 21, 1938 ~ February 22, 2014

OBITUARYThank you to Mrs. Cheryl James for sending the obituary of her late husband, Craig.  Expressions of condolence may be sent to Cheryl and their family at 36474 S Desert Sun Drive, Tucson, AZ 85739-1358, phone 520-529-0084 or to Cheryl's email address  c10248@aol.com   

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Update/services:
OBITUARY
Thank you to Mrs. Cheryl James, widow of the late retired Delta Captain Craig James, for sending the obituary of his death on February 22nd in Tucson.  Craig was the tenth death in our January 1967 new-hire class, the fourth in the last year. Dave
Cheryl writes:   we've posted Craig's obit in the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, pictures, condolences etc. Please share with pilot group.  Craig's memorial service will be held in the Sanctuary of BEGG'S FUNERAL HOME, Thomson, GA on Saturday June 7 @ 2:00PMTo view or sign the online guest book, click on  http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=kenneth-craig-james&pid=170183308 



http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=Kenneth-James&pid=170183308 
Kenneth Craig James
May 21, 1938 ~ Feb. 22, 2014  


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Obituary:
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, "Craig" James, 75, passed away peacefully on 22 Feb. 2014 in Tucson, Arizona.  


Craig was preceded by son, Mike James. He is survived by wife of 42 years, Cheryl; son, Barry (Robin); grandkids, Michael and Aliisa; brother, Tom (Jan); and sister, Peggy (Bill). 


Craig served ten years in the USAF as a B-52 pilot. He joined Delta Airlines in 1967 as a pilot. He was an F-8 pilot at Dobbins NASGA. Craig retired after 30 years with Delta as a Boeing 767 Captain. Craig enjoyed traveling with Cheryl, sailing, tennis, golfing, cycling, sports cars and his grandkids.


A memorial service is planned for June in Thomson, Georgia.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 16, 2014.



From: carol Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 1:04 PM
Subject: obituary: DL Capt. Kenneth Craig James , age 75
~ IN MEMORY ~
USAF veteran, DL Capt. Kenneth Craig James
May 21, 1938 ~ February 22, 2014 


OBITUARY
Thank you to Mrs. Cheryl James for sending the obituary of her late husband, Craig.  Expressions of condolence may be sent to Cheryl and their family at 36474 S Desert Sun Drive, Tucson, AZ 85739-1358, phone 520-529-0084 or to Cheryl's email address  c10248@aol.com    
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Kenneth Craig James ~    
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, “Craig” James, 75, passed away peacefully on Friday 22 Feb 2014 following his long bout with cancer.  Craig was predeceased by son, Michael Craig James.  He is survived by wife of 42 years, Cheryl James; son Barry James of Dayton, Ohio (Robin) and grandson Michael James and granddaughter Aliisa James.  He is also survived by brother Tom James (Jan) of Nokomis, FL and sister Peggy Fahrenback (Bill) of Nokomis, FL. 


Craig served 10 years in United States Air Force as a B-52 Bomber pilot, where he played an important role in the Cuban Missile Crisis.   Following separation from the USAF he joined Delta Airlines in 1967 as an airline pilot. He also joined the Navy Reserves as an F-8 Crusader pilot at Dobbins Naval Air Station, GA. Craig retired after 30 years with Delta as a Boeing 767 Captain. Craig enjoyed many things in life including traveling with his wife Cheryl, sailing, tennis, golfing, cycling, sports cars and his grandchildren.  


In lieu of visitation and funeral services, a memorial service is being planned for early June in Thomson, GA, arrangements to be announced at a later time.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St Judes Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis TN in honor of Kenneth C. James.
From: carol Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 7:01 PM
Subject: passing of DL Capt. Kenneth Craig James , age 75



~ IN MEMORY ~

USAF veteran, DL Capt. Kenneth Craig James

May 21, 1938 ~ February 22, 2014

From: David L. Roberts Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 6:23 PM
 Delta Class 67-A    Subject: Death of our Classmate -- Retired DL Captain Kenneth Craig James
CARES AND CONCERNSThank you to Mrs. Cheryl James, wife of Delta Golden Wings member retired DL Captain Kenneth Craig James, 75, for sending the sad news of his passing.  Craig was born May 21, 1938, was an Air Force pilot before joining Delta on January 3, 1967 and retired effective February 1, 1997 on the B-767 in LAX.   Cheryl was a Delta Flight Attendant for several years.

This is a very difficult time for Cheryl following the recent death of her father, Robert Clifton Pulliam, 87, on January 27, 2014 in Thomson, Georgia.   For his obituary click on  http://www.beggsfuneralhome.net/obits/obituary.php?id=445128Expressions of condolence may be sent to Cheryl and their family at
36474 S Desert Sun Drive, Tucson, AZ 85739-1358

phone 520-529-0084 or to Cheryl's email address below.  

I will send the obituary when it becomes available.
Dave
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Subject: Kenneth Craig James    From: Cheryl James c10248@aol.com
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:42:39 -0700

It is with a heavy heart that I write to inform you that my beloved husband of 42 years , Craig, passed away on Saturday. Feb. 22,2014 , after a long battle with cancer .
Thank you all for your thoughts, prayers and support these last several years.
Kind regards, Cheryl
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Robert Clifton PulliamBorn: Thu., Aug. 12, 1926
Died: Mon., Jan. 27, 2014

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Robert Clifton Pulliam

Thomson, GA- Robert Clifton Pulliam, 87, of Wrens Hwy. entered into rest January 27, 2014.

He was born in Washington County and spent his teenage years farming with his parents. He began driving 18-wheeler trucks at the age of 21 and continued for the next 50 years. He was awarded a Three-Million Safe Driving Award with Brown Transport in Atlanta. He also drove for the Pulliam Lumber Company until November 1998 when he retired.

He enjoyed his time at home with his family, gardening, working with horses and riding with his two sons. He loved to play the guitar with his two sons, Buddy and Mike, his daughter, Cheryl and with brother, Hubert and numerous good friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, A.C. and Melba Pulliam; a sister, Helen Downs; a brother, Lewis Pulliam; and his former wife of 57 years, Connie Daniel Pulliam.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby; his daughter, Cheryl James (Craig) of Tucson, AZ; two sons, Robert A. “Buddy” Pulliam (Kim) of Otto, NC, and Michael Pulliam (Kim) of Clarksville, GA. He is also survived by one sister, Frances Tillman of Gibson, and five brothers, Hubert Pulliam (Betty) of Mitchell, James Pulliam (Zuline) of Newnan, Bobby Pulliam (Martha) of Savannah, Earl Pulliam (Barbara) of Palmetto, and Tommy Pulliam (Juanita) of Millen. He also has five grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was an active member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and the Honorary Pallbearers will be his Sunday School Class.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2014 at Sweetwater Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Pulliam officiating. Interment will follow at Friendship Baptist Cemetery in Mitchell.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Sweetwater Baptist Church Renovation Fund, 1606 Wrens Highway, Thomson, GA 30824-8305.
Friends may call at the home of Ruby Pulliam, 2495 Wrens Highway, Thomson.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m, Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the funeral home.
Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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