James Thomas

September 20, 1960 - September 2, 2013

Newberg resident James Thomas died Sept. 2, 2013. He was 52.

He was born Sept. 20, 1960, in South Bend, Ind., to Raymond and Margaret (Stark) Thomas.

He served four years in the U.S. Navy. On July 1, 1988, he married Shirley Roggow.

He was a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church in Newberg and of the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include: wife Shirley, of Newberg; stepson Jason Delp; brother Raymond Thomas, of Portland; uncle Tom Stark; two grandchildren and two nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at St. Peter Catholic Church. A committal service will follow at 2 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.