John David James, Sr.,71, of Lyons, CO, died September 18, 2012 at the HospiceCare Center in Louisville, CO.
He was born February 18, 1941 in Iowa City, Iowa.
On June 13, 1989 he married Blenda Culbertson Honstein in Longmont. They have made their home in Lyons for the past 10 years.
John was a member of the Allenspark Community Church. He enjoyed target shooting. He is remembered as a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Joey, and grandson Charlie.
John is survived by his wife, Blenda Honstein James of Lyons; three sons, K.C. Honstein, John James, Jr., and Dallas Honstein; two daughters, Michele Spielman and Lori Dixon; six step-children; twelve grandchildren, Chloe, Kendra, Kortney, Kylee, Joshua, McKenna, Trevor, Natalie, Camryn, Althea, Matthew, and Dibe; and several step-grandchildren.
Visitation will from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel with the family present to greet friends. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, at the Allenspark Community Church in Allenspark, CO. Military honors by the US Army Honor Guard. Interment will be at Longmont Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Allenspark Community Church. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.