Douglas Loyd James Douglas Loyd James passed this life on Friday, May 31, 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 56. He was born on August 22, 1962 in Hawthorne, California to his parents George C. James and Nila R. (Oakley) Briggs. Douglas had many interests and hobbies in life. He was a carpenter by trade and he was very proud of his work. He loved adventures and riding his motorcycle and in his free time he enjoyed fishing and rebuilding old cars and selling them. Douglas had a big heart and he was quick to lend a helping hand to others. He loved his family very much and was especially proud of his grandchildren. Douglas was preceded in death by his father, George, one son Brendon James and one stepbrother, David Briggs. He is survived by his mother Nila and stepfather, Jack Briggs, three sons, Joshua James and wife Madeleine of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Steven James of Muskogee, Oklahoma and Bryant James of Muskogee, Oklahoma, one daughter, Wendi Behnke and husband, David of Tulsa, Oklahoma, one stepdaughter, Ronnie Grove, one sister, Lora Bliss of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, one brother, Robert James of Paragould, Arkansas, one half sister, Misty Hance of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, one stepbrother, Mike Briggs of Wagoner, Oklahoma and one stepsister, Janice Wade of Colfax, Illinois. He also leaves behind his thirteen grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.