Donald Eugene St. James

Donald Eugene St. James, age 88, passed away surrounded by his family on October 10, 2019, in Bear, DE. Donald enlisted in the United States Air Force and while stationed in Pittsburgh, PA he met and married Theresa Martin and they had four children.  Donald worked as a TIG welder for the Philadelphia Naval Yard for 36 years and retired when the shipyard closed.

Mr. St. James was born on February 19, 1931 in Sparta, Il., the son of Willie and Fatima (Perry) St. James, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by Norma (wife); one brother in infancy, Theodore St. James; and one sister, Alberta St. James; one brother George (Bobby) St. James and one granddaughter, Lisa Caron Robertson.  

Survivors include, two daughters Donna Jean (George) Roberson and Caron A. (Michael) James; two  sons, Donald E. (Cathy) St. James, Jr., and Wayne S. (Rose Mary) St. James and one sister, Patricia Lenoir; five grandchildren, Lawrence, Jozette, Darnell, Aiesha, Zahara and three great-grandchildren;  Tyler, Alexandra and Christian

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 1st at 1 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.


Submitted by Donna Robertson on
Friday November 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm.

Submitted by tracie wilson on
My condolences to the family and all who loved him.

Submitted by Sharon Elam on
Condolences to the family

Submitted by Cynthia Lancaster on
My Sincere Condolences and my Prayers to your Family, God’s Bless.