Ret. 1 Sgt. James L. Queen

Ret. 1 Sgt. James L. Queen 71 of Woodstock passed away on May 29, 2013.

He retired from the U. S. Army on Sept. 30, 1982.

He is survived by his wife, Linda K. Queen and a brother, Russell C. Queen, Jr.

Services and burial will be private.

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14 Condolences to Ret. 1 Sgt. James L. Queen

  1. Richard Krol says:

    Linda I am truly sorry for your loss but happy James’ suffering is over. He was a great friend in high school. I can even remember delivering the Staunton leader to his house(hated those stairs). Take care . Richard

  2. Nancy Wood Brown Evers says:

    I am so sorry to read about your loss, Linda. Know that you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

  3. Ruth Byrd says:

    our prayers are with you at this time of need. please let us know if you need anything.
    Rowland and Ruth Byrd

  4. Penny & Mike Knapp says:

    Linda, you are in our prayers and thoughts. We all know that James is no longer suffering. The heavens gained another angel. Mike and I love you.

  5. Forrest Wiseman says:

    Linda, it is with deep sadness I read of your loss. We all shared friendship in our high school days and that remains with us, forever.

  6. Jerry Van Fossen says:

    Linda, so sorry to hear of your loss. James was a wonderful high school buddy and will be greatly missed.

  7. Sandie Morris Roberts says:

    Linda, I am so very sorry for your loss. James is now free of pain and suffering. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Marcella Hoy Wood says:

    Linda, So sorry to read about James this morning. I know you will miss him — he was a great guy. Praying for peace and contentment during your sorrow.

  9. Sheila Morris Carter says:

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. James is in a better place now, but he will never be forgotten. Let me know if there is anything I can do for you. I’m so very sorry for your loss.

  10. roman sachno says:

    Linda, I was saddened to read about your loss in today’s Staunton News Leader. I have only fond memories of James
    as my classmate and football team member at Lee High.

  11. Jukia Dutton Hopp says:

    Linda, I just read Sandy’s email. I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember what a wonderful dancer James was. Good high school memories. Please Let me know if I can help you in any way.

  12. Diane Sheehan Green says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. James suffered for such a long time, at last he is at peace in heaven. If there is anything you need, please don’t hesitate to call.

  13. Jane Custer Griffin says:

    To My Good Ole Friend, Linda,
    I was told about James’s passing this evening via mutual Facebook friends, and my first reaction was to breathe a sigh of relief. A calming relief for you, my dear friend, that you will be released from the bonds of being a full-time caretaker of your beloved husband. Now his Caretaker is our Almighty God and He has taken James in His arms and will comfort him for eternity. And God will also comfort you in this time of grief, dear Linda. I know that you will miss James terribly, as you should, and you need to take all the time you need to grieve in your own way. In the meantime, please promise me that you will reach out to all your friends who have offered to be there for you during this time. I only wish I were closer so that I could be of some comfort to you. I join all the others who are relieved that James suffers no more. When you get things settled and have had time to adjust to this overwhelming chapter in your life, I invite you to come to Charleston, SC, and we can spend some valuable time reminiscing and being a comfort to each other. I will contact you by phone in a day or so, and I will call you if by chance I get up that way any time soon. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With sincere love, Jane

  14. Margaret Miska May says:

    Just learned of your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences. Anything one says at a time like this often seems so trite. Just believe James is finally at peace.
    Know you are in my thoughts and prayers.