William Thomas “Billy” James, Jr. died at home in Onancock, VA on May 19, 2021 after a long but spirited battle with COPD. He was born June 9, 1948, the son of William Thomas and Elizabeth Lodge James. Billy grew up in Onancock with many friends and extended family. He was a cable guy when that was a new term. Billy enjoyed playing harmonica and the people he met while playing music and traveling. He took many motorcycle trips to Sturgis and various other destinations, both alone and with companions on his Harley.
He is survived by his children, William Thomas James III, Casey Lodge James, and Dakota Morgan James, as well as grandchildren, Elizabeth Marian James and Bodie RonQuese James.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 7, at 2:00 at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Onancock.
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.
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