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1968 James 2022

James Edward Branham

October 29, 1968 — October 18, 2022

James Edward Branham, age 53, of Grants Pass, passed away October 18, 2022 after an extended illness.

James was born to Charles & Faye Branham on October 29, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois. After settling in Grants Pass, Oregon, he graduated from Grants Pass High School (1987). He worked as a supervisor for E.S.A.M. for 20 years until his retirement in 2017.

James had many interests especially his love for old radio recordings. He had a strong love for family and enjoyed preserving family photos on his computer; rock music; and video games.

James was a rare person. He was authentically and wholeheartedly there for those in his life. No question. He could always put a smile on your face with his wit and humor.

James was preceded in death by his father Charles Alfred Branham.

He is survived by his mother Faye Annette Branham; sister Linda Gayle Rollins; three nieces Karen Hartley, Kimberly Hartley, and Kelly Lewis; two nephews Mark Hartley and Stephen Hartley; 18 great-nieces and nephews all of Grants Pass.

A celebration of life will be 1:00 p.m., October 30, 2022 at the home of his sister Linda Rollins. Please contact at for address and information.

In lieu of flowers, please give a donation to the National Kidney Foundation or American Kidney Fund.

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