Services for James Webster will be at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 201 North Street, Natchitoches, LA. Rev. B. Holden will be officiating. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Alexandria, LA. Mr. Webster, 80, of Natchitoches, LA, passed away on October 10, 2019 at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center. James Webster was born November 26, 1938, from the union of the late Charles Webster, Sr. and the late Carrie Hill Webster in Lecompte, Louisiana.
He attended Lecompte Rosenwald Elementary School and Carter C. Raymond High School. While in school, he attended Spring Hill Baptist Church in Lecompte, Louisiana. After graduation he attended college at Grambling State University. Later he decided to serve his country and joined the Army, which he served from 1963 to 1968.
He made his home in Inglewood, California, with his loving wife, Lucille Webster, and raised their four children. He worked for General Motors for more than 30 years. In 1998, James and Lucille decided to retire and moved to Natchitoches, Louisiana. He became a faithful member of First Baptist Church North Street and served on the Usher Board.
James enjoyed fishing, grilling, boating, and watching football and basketball. Most of all, he enjoyed his family. The family rejoices as James’ soul journeys through the sky to his new home up above. To cherish his memory, he leaves his loving wife, Lucille Webster; his children Sherhonda Tatum of Natchitoches, LA, Ferric Webster of Baton Rouge, LA, Dr. Janet T. Fason (James) of Atlanta, GA, and Twyla Webster Scott (Eddie) of Tempe, AZ; and 6 grandchildren; Jordan, Sydney, Eboni, Saadiq, Ameerah, and James Eric. He also leaves behind 6 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.