The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

June 14, 2014

Herman Lee (Red) James

Published 6-15-14

ENID, OK — Funeral services for Herman Lee (Red) James, 79, Enid, were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in the Hughs Funeral Home Chapel, Canadian, Texas, with Pastor Donald Hill officiating. Committal prayers and interment followed in the Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery under the kind guidance of the Hughs Funeral Home. Enid arrangements were under the kind guidance of the Amy Stittsworth Funeral Service.

Red was born on November 26, 1934 in Drumright, Oklahoma, the son of William and Grace Eden James, and passed away on June 4, 2014 in Mannford, Oklahoma. He was raised in the Oilton and Bristow area. Red served his country in the United States Army and, after discharge, began a life in the oilfield. He married Deanna League in Lipscombe, Texas on May 27, 1997. In Enid, Red was a member of Christ Church. Survivors include his wife Deanna of the residence; daughter, Peggy and husband, Dr. Gregg Veneklasen of Amarillo, Texas; step-daughters, Angela Britton of Pineland, Texas, and Christy and husband Danny Peck of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brothers, Delton, Denton, Bill and J.B. Red was preceded in passing by his parents, son, Andy James one sister and four brothers. In lieu of flowers, The family has selected Hospice Care of Canadian, Texas as appropriate for memorial donations.  Remembrances may be shared online at www.stittsworth funeralservices.com.

(Submitted by family)

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