~~James passed away on August 18, 2017 of cancer. He was born on August 14th, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan to Donald and Rosemary Vandergoot. Resided many years in California and Arizona. He served 12 years in the United States Army, a Viet Nam Veteran. James was preceded in death by his wife Barbara and his mother Rosemary. He is survived by his father, Donald; brother, Robert (Dorothy); and sister, Cindy and Dorothy. Per James’s wishes there will be no services.