September 5, 1932 - January 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, James R., II – 85, lifelong resident of West Cape May, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Jim graduated from Cape May High School in 1950 and thereafter honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked with dedication for the United States Postal Service for 31 years and retired in 1978. Jim was very active in the Cape May Kiwanis Club where he was a member for over 40 years; serving as Lieutenant Governor for three years prior to his term as District Governor (1987-88). He held many positions within the Cape May Kiwanis Club over the years, including serving as President (1977-78). Always active within the community, Jim served as President of the LCMR School Board (1976-1980); Vice President of the Vocational School Board; Treasurer of the Moore Scholarship Foundation and was a contributing member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Cape May. Predeceased by his parents, James R. Washington, Sr. and Vivian (nee Johnson) Washington; his brothers Richard Washington and Louis Washington; and his granddaughter Perri Marie Smith. Jim is dearly missed and forever loved by his family which includes his wife of 64 years, Alice (nee Smith); three children, James R., III, Donna Marie (and Preston) Smith and Deborah Anne (and Elroy) Yancey; two brothers, Kenneth Washington and Lawrence (and Levenia) Washington; a sister, Janis White; five grandchildren and three great-grandsons. Jim’s funeral service will take place on Thursday (Jan. 25th) at 11am in the First Assembly of God Church, 1068 Seashore Rd., Cape May where friends will be received from 9:30am until 10:50am. Interment with military honors will follow in the Cape May County Veterans Cem. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Cape May Kiwanis Scholarship Fund, PO Box 124 Cape May, NJ 08204.
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