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Mt. Zion
Tuesday May 8th, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Funeral Service

Mt. Zion
Tuesday May 8th, 2018

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James Henry Trevathan

James H. Trevathan - A funeral service will be at noon on Tuesday at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church for Mr. James Henry Trevathan, 92, who departed this life Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Park Center.

Mr. Trevathan was born July 28, 1925, in Gary, Ind., a son of Thomas and Inez Thomas Trevathan.

He retired from the No. 1 Machine Shop of J&L Steel Co. in 1982 and served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. He was also a member and trustee of the church and its male chorus. He was an investigator for the N.A.A.C.P. and the Urban League.


He leaves his wife, the former Lillie Young; children James (Dradine) Young, Eugene Young, Marcel (Tracey) Trevathan, Wanda Trevathan (Otha) Cooper and Deborah Trevathan; a brother, Charles Peoples; two nieces, Loretta Wilson and Janet Trevathan; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by three brothers, Thomas, Leroy, and John.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday at the church.


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A candle was lit in memory of James Trevathan

F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. May 6 2018 12:00 AM