Donald Eugene St. James, age 88, passed away surrounded by his family on October 10, 2019, in Bear, DE. Donald enlisted in the United States Air Force and while stationed in Pittsburgh, PA he met and married Theresa Martin and they had four children. Donald worked as a TIG welder for the Philadelphia Naval Yard for 36 years and retired when the shipyard closed.
Mr. St. James was born on February 19, 1931 in Sparta, Il., the son of Willie and Fatima (Perry) St. James, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by Norma (wife); one brother in infancy, Theodore St. James; and one sister, Alberta St. James; one brother George (Bobby) St. James and one granddaughter, Lisa Caron Robertson.
Survivors include, two daughters Donna Jean (George) Roberson and Caron A. (Michael) James; two sons, Donald E. (Cathy) St. James, Jr., and Wayne S. (Rose Mary) St. James and one sister, Patricia Lenoir; five grandchildren, Lawrence, Jozette, Darnell, Aiesha, Zahara and three great-grandchildren; Tyler, Alexandra and Christian
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 1st at 1 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.