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James Lowell East

October 23, 1961 ~ August 20, 2019 (age 57)

James East


CHARLESTON – James Lowell East, 57, of Danville, formerly of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at his home.


His memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Harper-Swickard Funeral Home with Pastor Vance Oliver officiating.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  Inurnment will be private.


James was born October 23, 1961 at Charleston, son of Lowell and Violet (Miller) East.  He is survived by three brothers: Tom (Cheryl) Walker of Burnet, TX, Rick (Chris) Walker of Shelbyville, and Robert East of Charleston and one sister: Angela Kirkley of Charleston.  Numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.  He was preceded in death by his parents.


James was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the White House Communications Agency.  He had in later years worked at the Danville Veterans Administration Hospital, taking care of fellow veterans.

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