1969 James 2016

James Monroe Jr.

December 31, 1969 — May 17, 2016

James Leroy Monroe, Jr. “Money”, as he was called by his friends, departed this life on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at his residence in Cambridge, Maryland.

He was born January 25, 1970 in Easton, Maryland, son of Barbara Wilson and the late James L. Monroe Sr. Lester A. Wilson Jr. became James’ dad at the age of 18 months.

James attended the Talbot County Public Schools.  While in school he played baseball, football and ran track.  He loved playing chess and playing baseball with the little league team in Oxford, Maryland.

He was an awesome, loving, funny, crazy and all around person to be with.  He was employed with the Star Democrat, Waverly Press, Easton Memorial Hospital, Southern States and other various jobs.

James attended Scotts United Methodist Church where he sang in the Children’s Choir, Youth Choir and went to Men’s Days with his father.

James is preceded in death by a daughter, Myra Dean and two grandsons, Ja’Mara L. Monroe Jr. and Ayden J. Monroe, grandparents, Thomas Young, Mary L. Young and Lester A. and Lillian Wilson Sr.

In addition to his parents, he leaves to mourn his death, three daughters, Tamara Monroe, April Lake and Tykia Hines; two sons, Ja’Mar Monroe and James L. Monroe III; grandchildren, Tihlyan, Ta’Mia, Prince, Eniyah and Karmen Monroe, Kanaya and Kaliyan Lake and Kaori Nicholds; siblings, Dinah Rollins, Lillian Wilson and Leslie (Adrian) Waters; two nieces, Danielle Rollins and Tamyra Hall, Andrea and Ja’Keem Waters and a host of other relatives and friends,

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