La Grande, Oregon
Clinton Gilbert James, 30, of La Grande died Jan. 5 at his home. Services are planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Assembly of God Christian Life Center, 14th and Alder, Elgin. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel.
Mr. James, who was known as C.J., was born Apr. 6, 1976, in Yuba City, Calif., to Donald Scott and Carla Jean Pillow James. He was raised and educated in Olivehurst, Calif.
He enjoyed hunting, wildlife, ROTC, drawing, reading, music, movies and hanging out with friends. He also loved dogs, playing X-Box and working on cars.
Survivors include his father and step-mother, Donald and Bonnie James of Olivehurst; his fiancée, Amy McGinness of La Grande; one son, Clinton Gilbert James II of Pratt, Kan.; siblings, Jason Gray of Sacramento, Calif., Adam James of La Grande and Chris Woods, Donald James Jr. and Sheila Hankins, all of Olivehurst; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending Jan. 13, 2006, Published: January 13, 2007