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James Price Lesher, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1920
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Death: May 2, 2000
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA

Obituary, The Spokesman-Review, June 5, 2000

No service will be held for James P. Lesher, 79, at his request. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lesher, who was born in Tacoma, died May 2. He worked as a shipyard iron worker and served as a merchant marine during World War II.

In 1966 he owned and operated King's Pet Shop with his wife, Helen, in Long Beach, Calif. In 1968 he and his wife moved to Freeman. In 1972 they moved to Spokane and managed the Odell Hotel and the Helen Apartments for several years. His wife died in 1989.

Survivors include two daughters, Marsha and Linda Schwarz, both of Tacoma; two stepsons, Robert Pierce of Spokane and Randy Pierce of Rockford; a stepdaughter, Teri Pierce of Spokane; and two grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Price Lesher (1882 - 1958)
  Elsie Gertrude Rice Lesher (1887 - 1939)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cornelius Lesher Walker (1905 - 1976)*
  Verga Lesher Barber (1907 - 1992)*
  James Price Lesher (1920 - 2000)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CPL US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Tahoma National Cemetery
Kent
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Washington State Cemeter...
Record added: May 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36663876
James Price Lesher, Jr
Added by: Washington State Cemetery Association
 
James Price Lesher, Jr
Added by: Donald Miller
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 8, 2009
 
 
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