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James W. Borders

January 29, 1974 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 47)

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James  W. Borders, age 47, of Andrews, IN and formerly of Elwood, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at his residence.  He was born in San Diego, California on January 29, 1974, to Bill and  Debra (Lipe) Borders.

James proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. A member of the UAW, he was currently employed as an electrician for General Motors in Fort Wayne. James enjoyed his home and land and had been practicing homesteading for the last few years.

James is survived by his parents; two children, Karlee (Brandon) Hatmaker and James (Brianna ) Borders; brother, David Borders; nephew, Joey Richey; and the mother of his children, Jaima Borders.
James was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Richey; grandmother, Mary Lipe; and sister-in-law, Michelle Borders.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Dunnichay Funeral Home. Military honors will be conducted at 3:00 pm by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Elwood VFW. 

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January 3, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 Anderson St.
Elwood, IN 46036

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January 3, 2022

3:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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