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James Patrick View

October 3, 1985 ~ May 6, 2022 (age 36)

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James Patrick View, 36, passed away unexpectedly on May 6, 2022. He was born on October 3, 1985. He grew up in Highlands, NC and was a graduate from Highlands High School in 2004. James had a calling to serve his country and joined the Marines immediately after graduation. He served 2 tours in Iraq and 1 tour in Afghanistan. He was honorably discharged in 2014. 

James is survived by his son, Jason View. Jason was the most precious and valuable person in James' life. A father's love could not be any stronger. James is also survived by his parents, Patrick (PJ) View and Liz View; a loving sister, Nancy View, Aunts, Margaret Taylor, Nancy Manning (Richard), and Dominique (Brad) Skaith; Cousins, Richard Manning (Carrie), Taylor Calvert, Ryan Skaith, Aaron Skaith, and his grandmother, Nancy Taylor (Ahmah). 

James was a very kind soul. He touched so many lives with the love he carried in his heart. Starting at a young age, James was spreading happiness and cheer in the halls of elementary school. He continued his good-natured ways through high school and was voted Homecoming king in 2003.

PJ and Liz are overwhelmed by James' passing. 

A Celebration of James' life will be held at the home of his parents, 596 Flat Mountain Rd. Highlands, NC on May 14, 2022 from 1-4 pm.

In lieu of flowers, make a donation to either Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road Suite 300 Jacksonville, Fl 32256 or ; or to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10306. 

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