WASHINGTON, James Allen, 53, of Laurel, MD, formerly of Riverdale, died, July 25, 2013, at Laurel Regional Hospital.
He was born to the late James B. and Barbara Dumond Washington, May 26, 1960, in Coral Gables, FL. James was preceded in death by his life companion Laura P. West.
James went to school in Miami, FL, and enjoyed hobbies such as hunting, fishing, horseback riding, launching homemade rockets, motorcycling and being a ham radio operator. He touched the hearts of many and was a true blessing to all who knew him.
James is survived by his mother Barbara Covey of Cache, OK; sister Terrie Routh (Gene) Machul of Cascade Locks, OR; sister Debra (Kenny) Starnes of Raleigh, NC; and sister Beverly Covey (Greg) Carroll of Cache, OK. James is further survived by nephews, nieces, other relatives, and many friends.
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