Tony Lewis James passed away peacefully on Monday, June 15, 2020, at Ochsner Hospital surrounded by family. He was 61 years old. H was born on October 22, 1958 to the late Gilmer James and Joan Day James. Tony served our country in the Navy from 1987 – 1991, and after worked in the oilfield. Tony enjoyed spending time with his wife watching movies, going out to eat and taking trips to Fort Worth. He loved riding his motorcycle with his brother Tommy and going fishing with his sons and grandsons. Anyone who had the chance to meet Tony and get to know him was better for it. He loved the only way he knew with his whole heart.
He is preceded in death by his brother Kenneth (Sue) James Sr. He is survived by his devoted wife of 10 years, Mavada Lynn Dove James. His brother Tommy (Rita) James, his sister Dyana Glenn, daughters Misty (Jacob) Parks, Mandy James, Stephanie (Nathaniel) Schott, Crystal (Felix) Sanche, his sons Gleason (Juan) Alexis Jr., Cody Stallings, Aaron (Savannah) Ancar, Tony (Megan) Ancar, his two adopted daughters Shelsea Ancar, and Leonor Medrano.
He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Family and friends of Tony are invited to attend his Memorial Service in honor of his memory on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Port Sulphur Baptist Church, 27080 Hwy. 23 Port Sulphur, LA. All are invited to pay their respects to a man who was very much loved. To prevent the spread of COVID – 19, everyone in attendance must wear a mask or other proper face covering and practice social distancing.
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