Bertram Alexander “Jay” James. Jr., 55, of Dover Plains, NY passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at his home in Dover Plains. Jay was a therapy aide at Taconic DDSO in Wassaic, NY.

Born on December 4, 1964, in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Bertram James, Sr. and Ramona Davis. He is survived by his companion, Stephanie Foster of Dover Plains and four children, Crystal Cavanaugh, Alexa Lujan, and her husband, Jaylen and Ahmir James. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Cailin, Savannah, and Jackson; a brother, Joe Morris and his God Brother, Alan Randolph. In addition to his parents, Jay was predeceased by a brother, Alan Morris.

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