Bolden E. “Gene” James of Dayton passed away peacefully on 6/1/2019 at his home surrounded by Family. Gene was preceded in death by his parents Joseph & Emma James, daughter Rogena Munnerlyn, son Darrell Alexander, siblings Lee, Clark, & Russel Taylor, Olivia Jenkins & Joseph W. James. Gene was a 1948 graduate of Dunbar H.S. In addition to several careers he was a General Motors Retiree after 39 years of service. Gene leaves to cherish his memory his children, Dr. Michael (Tina) James-Lester, Granville James-Young, Velda James, Steve James, Kevin James, Starla Alexander, Deborah (Davis) Clark, Gina (McKinney) Benton. Numerous loving & caring grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; Sister, Wilma Louise Allman; loving sister-in-law Mattie James, lifelong friend- Alton Sheffield.
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