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James W. Borders

Jan 29, 1974 – Dec. 25, 2021

James W. Borders, 47, Andrews and formerly of Elwood, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021 at his residence.

He was born in San Diego, Calif. on Jan 29, 1974, to Bill and Debra (Lipe) Borders.

Mr. Borders proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. A member of the UAW, he was currently employed as an electrician for General Motors in Fort Wayne. Mr. Borders enjoyed his home and land and had been practicing homesteading for the last few years.

Survivors include his parents; two children, Karlee (Brandon) Hatmaker and James (Brianna) Borders; brother, David Borders; nephew, Joey Richey; and the mother of his children, Jaima Borders.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Richey; grandmother, Mary Lipe; and sister-in-law, Michelle Borders.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Dunnichay Funeral Home. Military honors will be conducted at 3 p.m. by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Elwood VFW.

Online condolences at: www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com.