Memorial Service

Hosted virtually on July 19, 2020

Scenes from a Life

At the memorial service, James’s children and grandchildren shared scenes and memories from his life.

Read the script here.

To Walk Thy Road

For the memorial service, we took a recording from 1960 in which James (accompanied by his wife, Marybaird) conducted the hymn “To Walk Thy Road,” and we had several friends and family join their voices into a virtual choir — in some sense, being conducted by James down through the years.