Of Roseville, CA, March 9, 2019, a native of Seattle, WA, age 84 years. He served in the Navy for 8 years, being a diver was the highlight of his service. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at age 40, dearly loved being a temple worker and serving others. He adored his family and helped, encouraged, and supported them in achieving the many goals they accomplished. Loving husband of Jill James for 61 years. Cherished father of Lisa Taylor and Julie (Ron) Grabau. He lovingly opened his heart and adopted Timothy James, Marlene (Jeremy) Garber, Jeffrey James, and Adam James. He has many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that have wonderful memories of him. We will all miss his silly jokes that still make us laugh. Friends and family are welcome to attend a graveside service on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00AM at Santa Cruz Memorial Park (1927 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060). PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (916-725-2109), directors.