Gary A. James

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 March 2022 at 5:00 pm

MEDINA – Gary A. “Burple” James, 66, of Medina, NY, found peace and is rejoined in heaven with his mother on March 17, 2022 at his home, with his loving family at his side.

Born on December 31, 1955 in Medina, he was the son of the late Arthur James and Marjorie Hurt .

In 1974, Gary graduated from Medina High School and on August 9, 2003 he married the former Brenda Lewis and together they made their home in Medina.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda; four children, Jeremy, Elonna, Leo and Kyla; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; seven siblings, Danny, Carol, Steve, Scott, Wayne, Randy, and David James. Also surviving are many other extended family, nieces, and nephews and his cat, Charlie.

Relatives and friends may attend a memorial service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church, 522 S. Main St. Medina, NY 14103. Burial will be private for the family.

Memorials may be made in Gary’s name to Supportive Care of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411 or to Richard Knights/Sue Kaderli Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 684, Medina, NY 14103.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103.

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