Herbert Hodges James, 95, a resident of 141 Island Road, South Mills, N. C. died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 at Winslow Memorial Home, Elizabeth City, N.C. He was born in Pasquotank County, N.C. and was the son of the late Hodges James and Etta White James. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served during World War II, member of the South Mills Church of Christ, a retired truck driver and a avid Yankee fan. He was preceded in death by his wife Janie Marie Brewer James. He is survived by his daughter, Glenda J. Whitehurst and husband, John, of South Mills, N.C.; his sons David H. James and wife, Joanie, of Chesapeake, Va., and Danny H. James and wife, Joann, of Elizabeth City, N. C.; seven grandchildren, Jamie Colson and husband, Tracy, Michael Whitehurst and wife, Sherry, Christopher Whitehurst and wife, Mandy, Jennifer Bronson and husband, James, Jonathan Whitehurst and wife, Julie, Haley James and Jason Perry and wife, Nanda; ten great-grandchildren, Justin Decastillia, Kristen Whitehurst, Sierra Decastillia, Ashley Colson, Nic Thigpen, Hunter Colson, Emily Bronson, Harrison Bronson, Matthew and Breena Perry. He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. A graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Oliver Cartwright officiating. The William Clarence Jackson V. F. W. Post # 6060 will render military honors at the graveside. The family will receive friends Friday, Sept. 26, from 7 p.m.. until 8:30 p.m., at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, and other times at the home of his daughter, 141 Island Road, South Mills, N. C. Memorial donations maybe be directed to: Comfort Care Home Health, 667 Kingsborough Square # 201, Chesapeake, VA. 28320. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the James family with arrangements. You may sign the on line register at www.twifordfh.com 252-335-4395.