James Delavan

October 5, 1938 ~ August 9, 2020 (age 81)


In Loving Memory - James Delavan (Pops/Gramps)

Our beloved father, grandfather passed away peacefully August 9 at the age of 81. He was born in Sacramento in 1938. His wife, Danielle preceded him in death March 24. He is survived by his 4 children; Debbie Irvin, Susan Bair, Charisse McDonald, Robert Hitson; 9 grandchildren - Aaron Irvin, Angela Pilch; Jared, Tyler, David Bair, Ashley Cookson; Jessica Richardson, Erica Kephart, Alex Hitson; and 18 great grandchildren - Brianna LeDoux, Bella Berghuis; Brendan, Aidan, Gavan Irvin; Elijah Bair; Kaleb, Kaydence, Neeka Bair; Daisha, Noah Bair; Lily, Evie, June Cookson; Cynthia, Jaxson Richardson; Brittin and Brekken (James) Kephart, named after Gramps. His military and law enforcement career spanned over 30 years. James worked for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy Patrol Officer then as a Bailiff. He was well-respected by his friends and the community, and deeply loved by his family. He loved family gatherings most of all. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We will miss you Pops! A small family memorial service will be held at Price Funeral Chapel, 6335 Sunrise Blvd, Citrus Heights, August 21 at 10:00 am and will be live-streamed via their website. Interment following at Sylvan District Cemetery.

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Funeral Service
August 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Price Funeral Chapel, Inc.
6335 Sunrise Blvd
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Video is available for this event

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