Anthony Thomas Dale James, 29, died Feb. 13 at Baylor Medical Center following an accidental overdose of pain medications.
James was a native of Dallas. He graduated from Yokum High School in Yokum, Texas, and had lived in the Dallas area most of his life. He did not have a regular job but helped out often with events benefiting numerous charities. He was active with many organizations, including the United Court of the Lone Star Empire and Woof Den.
James is survived by his partner of eight years, Brad Pruden of Dallas; his mother, Mary Annette James of Dallas; his brother, Brian Braubach of Dallas; his aunt, Linda Pelon of Dallas; his cousin, Amanda Pelon of Dallas, and her daughter, Maddie; and many, many friends.
As per his request, James’ body is being cremated. A memorial service is being planned, but the date and time are not yet finalized. For more information, contact Brad Pruden at 817-429-6253 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The family asks that donations in his name be made to the United Court of the Lone Star Empire, P.O. Box 190865, Dallas, Texas 75219.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 20, 2009.