April 29, 1958 ~ September 7, 2018
James passed away on September 7, 2018, in Leadville, Colorado. James was born on April 29, 1958, in Ogden, Utah. He graduated from Bonneville High School in 1976.
James started his career as a radio announcer in Ogden, Utah and Dallas, Texas, and then gave it up to be a free spirit and traveled and lived in many different places in the world.
James wanted to live in Leadville, Colorado, where his grandfather was a worker in the mines many years ago. James enjoyed the mountains and the outdoors around Leadville, Colorado. James liked being a loner but was always concerned about all of his nieces and nephews, and loved them all very much.
James was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Jean Burch Florence. James is survived by his father, Stanley K. Florence; two sisters, Rhonda Dearden and Jacki Bitton; and a brother, Daniel S. Florence; and several step brothers and sisters.
There will not be any services except for family in Leadville.