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“I heard my son, Preston, speak of James many times, and I knew James' aunt, MaryLemoine. My sincerest condolences to his family. Joyce Polston Payne ”
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“I am so sorry to here about Jim's passing .I worked in photography for radiology ,but he new our group when he was here at MD Anderson. Sending my...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Camilla Ramagli - Missouri, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Terri Simon - Alvin, TX

“I was so incredibly sad to hear of Jim's passing. He was a good man and he will be truly missed! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Vicky Mitchell - Houston, TX

“Sheila - This is long overdue but I just wanted to say thanks to you and JIm for opening your home up to me and my first wife by allowing us to stay...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Ronnie Liles - Jennings, LA

“I am shocked and saddened to hear of Jim's passing. I worked with him for many years in Medical Photography at MD Anderson. Jim was always talking of...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Soulé - Houston, TX

“I am so very sorry to hear of Jim's passing. My heart goes out to the family, I am grateful to have known Jim and the Lemoine family, Abby is one of...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Tory Tomasello - Houston, TX


Beloved husband and father, James Alvin Lemoine, 66, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at his home in Wimberley, Texas.
Jim was born February 6, 1947 in Lake Charles, Louisiana to William Warren Lemoine and Iris Lorraine Dever Lemoine. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Shelia Ellzey Lemoine; son, Eric Lemoine and girlfriend, Alexandra Thornton of Houston; son, Brad Lemoine and girlfriend, Jill Hughes of Wimberley; daughter, Abby Kawas and husband Raul of Wimberley; grandchildren, Iris, Edward, and Helen Kawas; sister, Patricia McQuinn of Dallas; and sister, Elizabeth Lea of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Jim and his wife Shelia moved to Santa Barbara, California in 1971, when he was 24 years old. There he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Illustration and Advertising from Brooks Institute. He was an artist of all elements whose passion and eye for beauty drove his life-long career in photography. Jim thrived for 15 years as a photographer in the advertising and freelance industry. He then moved on to Medical Photography for 25 years, retiring from M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in 2011. Since retirement his greatest joy was playing and spending as much time as possible with his three grandchildren.
Interment will be at Perryman Cemetery in Forestburg, Texas.
A memorial service and reception will be held from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Joseph J Earthman Generations, 234 Westcott St., in Houston, Texas.