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May 16, 1956 ~ March 22, 2018 (age 61)

Jeffrey (Jeff) Scott James, 61 of Eureka, Montana, died March 22nd, 2018 at his home.  Jeff was born on May 16th 1956, in East Stroudsburg, PA to Grace (Morris) and Don James.


He was husband to his teenage sweetheart Rose Mary (Van Why) James, with whom he shared 37 years of marriage.  He worked for the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission in PA, A.D.O.T in Prescott, AZ and the Interbel Telephone Cooperative in Eureka, MT.  He retired in 2013.


He enjoyed wildlife, hiking, hunting and was an avid animal lover. 


He is preceded in death by his mother Grace.


He is survived by his wife Rose; Father Don; sister Joni (Jim) Roth; sister-in-law Naomi Campbell; Nieces Heather Vail and Adrienne (Alvaro) Rodrigues and numerous cousins.


At his request his wife Rose will be honoring his request for no services.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Eureka.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at



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