In loving memory of Ronald James: 1941-2024


Ronald Crowell James, of Olympia, Washington, was born in Chehalis, Washington, on July 6, 1941, to Ronald and Inez James. He passed away peacefully on June 20, 2024 at Woodland Estates in Chehalis. 

Ronald is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Wanda. He is survived by his son, Ron (Nicki) James Jr.; grandchildren, Logan (Jayln) James and Madeline (Trevor) Magnan; and two great-granddaughters, Willow and Marley, all of Chehalis. 

Ronald worked many years in the beer and wine industry. He loved golfing, boating and fishing in the Puget Sound, pheasant hunting, working in his yard and time with family and friends. There will be no formal services. The family will gather to celebrate his life privately at a later date.