James Middleton

james middleton
Memorial services for James A Middleton, 56, of Avinger, will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 9, at Alley Creek Park Pavilion on Lake of the Pines. Mr. Middleton died January 28 in California. He was born June 17, 1951 in Vivian, LA. He lived and worked in Lake Charles, LA for over 25 years with Conoco Oil. He was an active member of AARP and a "Past Master" of the Mansfield Masonic Lodge. He is survived by three daughters Kendra Michelle LeJune (Matt) of Springfield, MO, Felicia Bretz (Bill Long) of Miles, TX and Jamie Nichols (Jim) of California City, CA; his mother Irene Owens of Minden, LA: two brothers David Middleton of Avinger, TX and Paul Middleton of Arizona; six grandchildren Matthew Carter, Hannah Bourque, Marrisa Cook, Stephanie Bretz, Ian Nichols and Daniel Nichols. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations either to The American Heart Association, The Diabetes Association or The Masonic Home and School of Texas 3600 Witchita St. Ft Worth, TX 76119. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, February 8 from 5:00-7:00 P.M.

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  1. I can't believe it was a year ago today that you left us to begin your new life. I am greatful to have had the chance to get to know you the past few years. Although I miss you terribly, I am thankful you are home. I look forward to seeing you again…save a dance for me.I love you!

  2. Words can't express the sympathy I feel for my daughters,grandchildren,and their families over the loss of their father,grandfather,and friend.James's life was filled with the enjoyment of spending time with his grandchildren, family,and sharing his stories &jokes with everyone he encountered.

  3. He will always be with u and his memories will help u go on.He would not want u to be sad or shed tears of sorrow,but let there be laughter in your soul and tears of happiness for he is with the Lord and home for ever more

  4. I was very lucky to have met Mr James A. Middleton on January 26, 2008 in Lancaster, CA. And was very shock to hear about his passing.My thoughts go out to his family!God BlessMichele Persinger Close friend of the Nichols family.

  5. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We surround you with our thoughts, prayers, and love. May God bless and bring you peace. You are always in our hearts. Love, Skip and Carolee

  6. my granddaddy was a verry fun,loveing,and specialperson in my life. he was verry entertaining and important man we enjoyd him verry much. my love goes with him as he goes to heaven i loved my granddaddy verry much and i thank u all for ur kind words and i thank god for giving him to me.

  7. We are so sorry for your loss. We know you will all get through this difficult time together. Use each others strengths to bring you closer. You chose a good picture.

  8. I am SO sorry this happened. many share in your grief.Your Daddy was a very spiritual man and is now sitting at the right hand of Jesus. He no longer suffers… he smiles =)Many, many people around the world are praying for all of you! May God's face shine down upon all of you. May He embrace you all in this time of sorrow. May He give you all a peace that surpasses all understanding. God Bless your entire family.My sincere condolences,Jamie Griffith(Xayla, The Syndicate )

  9. it is now almost 2 since you have gone home but still i find myself wanting to call you just to chat and sometimes just for advice like always with out you i dont think i would have turned out to be the person and the man i am today i think about you everyday i find my srlf telling my friends stories and jokes that you told me. well i love you and miss you greatly. your grandson

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