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Ronald James

June 8, 1949 ~ October 31, 2022 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Ronald Wayne James, known as Runt, was born June 8, 1949 in Holdenville to Gus and Nettie (Fellows) James.  He passed away October 31, 2022 in Oklahoma City at the age of 73.

Runt grew up in the Oklahoma City area and joined the United States Army where he served a tour in Vietnam and later Germany.  He retired from Nortek Governair following a long career welding.  Runt was always busy with his hands and could fix anything.  He thought he was a comedian and enjoyed giving people a hard time.  He enjoyed gardening and fishing trout lines with his brothers and family.  He loved his grandchildren as they were his pride and joy in life.

Runt was preceded in death by his parents, Gus and Nettie James; brother, Tom James and his twin brother, Donald James.  Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Pam James of the home; children, Sheila Hitchcock and husband Greg of Purcell, Terria Johnson of Luther, Jennifer Evans and husband Roy of Harrah; (7) grandchildren, Mackinsey and her husband Hunter Weaver, Jace Hensley, Elizabeth, Riley and Kaitlen Johnson, James and Jarred Evans; siblings Robert James and wife Lillian, Homer James and wife Kay, Rita Foster, Mary Jones, Dale James and wife Marie, Willie James, Wilma Pierce and husband Ralph; along with other family and friends.

A funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 3, 2022 in the Lehman Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the Jones I.O.O.F. Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Lehman Funeral Home of Wellston.

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November 2, 2022

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lehman Funeral Home
334501 E. HWY 66
Wellston, OK 74881

Funeral Service
November 3, 2022

2:00 PM
Lehman Funeral Home
334501 E. HWY 66
Wellston, OK 74881

Interment following funeral service
November 3, 2022

Jones I.O.O.F. Cemetery
N Hiwassee Rd
Jones, OK 73049

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Ronald James

June 8, 1949-October 31, 2022

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