Rupert Emmanuel James

Rupert Emmanuel James

Rupert Emmanuel James, also known as JJ/Fighter, died on May 26 at age 82.

He is survived by his spouse, Fior James; daughters: Eunett James-Mack, Joanne James, Sarah James and stepdaughter, Maredalea Rivas; sons: Rupert I James, Clement James and stepsons: Omar Dehaza and Riecki Rivas; and grandchildren: Joseph T. Mack II, Jeanette Mack, Dayna Freeman, Tanya James and Shanice James.

He is also survived by brothers: Emile James, Anderson James, Walton Chapman and Gerald Chapman; sisters: Veronica Isaac, Marilyn Dyer, Priscilla Henry, Florence Aaron, Joycelyn Sonia King, Morella James and Francilla Gloria Lewis; son-in-law, Joseph T. Mack; and daughter-in-law, Bridgette James.

Other survivors include many nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; and special friends: Wesley Isaac, Ralph Cook, Aldwyn Dick, Gloria Gerard, Arabella Pigott and family, Michael Clarke, Mr. Benjamin, Joseph Marsh, Ingrid Samuel, the Singh family, Joselina Medina and the New Testament Church of God family.

Family and friends are invited to a viewing from 3-5 p.m., Friday, June 14, at Divine Funeral Services.

A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 15, at the Church of God Son of Righteousness/Iglesia de Dios Sol de Justicia, 149-Est. Carlton, Frederiksted. The interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are by Divine Funeral Services and Crematory LLC.