James Alexander Laine
James Alexander Laine, 88, formerly of Winchester, departed this life on Wednesday, July 16, at 8:48 p.m. at the Lake Worth Manor in Lake Worth, Fla.
He was born June 1, 1920 in Winchester, to the late Geneva and Henry Laine.
After completing his primary and high school education in Kentucky, he attended and graduated from Kentucky State College where he received a bachelor's degree and became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. His employment as a Pullman car waiter, and later maitre d, would allow him to live in and travel many states. He truly enjoyed these ventures and made many lifelong friends. He was also a contractor, businessman, and entrepreneur.
When Jim was not working, you could usually find him fishing or trying to go fishing. He was an avid fisherman. He was also a lifelong member of Clark United Methodist Church, as well as a resident of Winchester and Delray Beach, Fla.