Francis Robert James

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Francis Robert James of Little Elm, Texas went to be with Jesus on November 29, 2019 at the age of 53. He was born on December 29, 1965 in Coshocton, Ohio to Larry Alan and Dixie Lee James. Frank was athletic at a young age. He was a graduate of Tri-Valley High School, he ran cross-country and enjoyed lifting weights in the gym. After high school, he learned to weave at Longaberger Baskets in Dresden, Ohio.


Living a life of service, Frank spent time in the Army Reserves and later joined the United States Air Force. He spent 20 years in the Air Force serving his country and traveling the world. After retiring from the military, Frank settled in Texas. A computer operator by trade, he was hired by Little Elm Independent School District where he worked in Instructional Technology for over 12 years. Frank enjoyed watching Marvel super hero movies, THE Ohio State Buckeyes football and basketball, skiing and spending time with his nieces and nephews.


He is survived by:

His wife:
Susan James

His mother:
Dixie Lacy

One sister:
Stephanie Overstreet

One brother:
Ty James

Two nephews:
Mitchell and Mason

Three nieces:
Lacy, Kiley and Kelby

Several Aunts, Uncles and cousins

He is preceded in death by his father, Larry James.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Cross Ridge Church at 1100 with Mr. John Wolfe officiating. The church is located at 1701 Walker Lane, Little Elm, Texas 75068. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home in Heavener, Oklahoma.

In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to a charity of your choice.

To sign Mr. James’ online guestbook please visit



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