Donald R. James 1933-2019

NEWTON FALLS — Donald R. James, 86, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Don was born Aug. 30, 1933, in Mineral Ridge, the son of Arthur and Marion Smith James.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was employed as a heater helper at Copperweld Steel and also was a self-employed building contractor.

Don is survived by his sons, John MacNaughton of Agrigola, Miss., James H. MacNaughton of Stow, Arthur R. James of Foley, Ala., and Thomas P. James Sr. of Stow; daughter, Donna M. Ball of Newton Falls; brother, Robert James of Newton Falls; sisters, Patricia Rogers of Southington and Dianne Wortman of Newton Falls; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Newton Falls United Methodist Church.

Arrangements have been handled by Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home, Newton Falls.