James passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, November 14, 2016, in Roseburg, Oregon. He was born on September 6, 1951, to Dale and Jean Bonnell of Glide, Oregon.
He spent his early life on the baseball field and his adult life working in the logging industry.
He was preceded in death by his father, Preston Dale Bonnell.
He is survived by his wife, Becky; and their two sons, Ryan (Stephanie) and Jimmy; three grandchildren, Cody, James and Sheridan; his mother, Jean; two siblings, Randy and Lori; numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held at the Glide Community Center on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. Potluck to follow. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Glide Community Center on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. Potluck to follow.