William Marshall James of Plainfield died Wednesday at the age of 86.
He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Rocky Hill, Ky.
Mr. James served is the Army during World War II. He retired from Allison Transmission in 1987 after 39 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rita James; three sons, Edward, Rodney, and Kelvin; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Janie Basey and Beverly Fuller.
Services are 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon Chapel, with visitation there 4-8 p.m. Nov. 8.
Memorials may be made to the National Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Online condolences may be shared at www.conklefuneralhome.com.