James V. Cuthbertson, of Waukesha, died on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 75.
He was born in Marion, North Carolina on May 28, 1937, the son of William and Dollie (nee Sparks) Cuthbertson. James proudly served his country in the Army from 1954 until 1974 serving two tours of service in Vietnam where he was assigned to Company B 2nd Battalion 12th Calvary. After retiring from the Army, James worked for many years as a custodian for the School District of Waukesha. He was a member of the American Legion DJ Martin Post No. 8.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of almost 54 years, Lucille (nee Schwartz) of Waukesha, his son Randy (Lisa) Cuthbertson of Jacksonville, FL and his daughter Ellen (Steve) Cox of Waukesha, his eight grandchildren, Robin, Renee, and Leanna Cuthbertson, Michael Davis, Ericka (Brad) Toutant, Jeremy (Ashley) Berra, Jacob Berra and Madisen Cox and 11 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother Johnny (Marie) Cuthbertson of Valdese, North Carolina, his sister Nancy (Burl) Branch of Marion, North Carolina along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two infant daughters, his brother Stephen Cuthbertson and by his parents.
Funeral services with full military honors will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring Street, Union Grove, WI 53182. Burial to follow. If desired, memorials are appreciated to American Legion DJ Martin Post #8, P.O. Box 111 Waukesha, WI 53186.
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