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Christopher Andrae James

Obituary for Christopher Andrae James

July 15, 1984 - July 12, 2021
Woodbridge, Virginia | Age 36


Christopher was born in Ft Gordon, Georgia on Sunday July 15, 1984 to Franklin and Willa James. Christopher accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized here at Mount Zion Baptist Church in 1995. Christopher was a kind, caring, compassionate, helpful, considerate, dependable and very loyal person. He was family oriented and loved family and family gatherings.

Although he was a middle child, he never suffered what we call the middle child syndrome. Always looking up to and aspiring to be more like his big brother (Maurio) and "First Best Friend" for the first sixteen years of his life. Despite the friends he met over the years, his close and loving brotherly bond could not be broken. He also had a very special bond with his sister (Eryn) whom he affectionately called "Baby Girl".

Although, he never fathered any children of his own, A special bond formed from a long and lasting friendship with Angela Shelvin, created an indescribable yet undeniable father son bond between Christopher and Isaiah Robinson. Since birth they became inseparable. Christopher was dad and Godfather to many. (Jasiah Shelvin, Layla Shelvin, Trinity Hughes, Ilyjah Pulliam, Arianna Ruiz and Aylani Ruiz. He loved children, but it was these along with his niece Leah and nephew Maurio Jr., that held the biggest part of his heart.

Christopher's memory will forever live on in the hearts of his family and friends. He is survived by his parents, Franklin L. and Willa M. James; his brother Maurio L. James; sister-in-law Tesha L. James; sister Eryn N. James; his niece Leah S. James; his nephew Maurio L. James Jr., his girlfriend of 4 years LaSha' Anderson and her son Nykeem Thompson. Christopher will also be sorely missed by his paternal grandmother Erma Stephens; his six aunts, two uncles, and a myriad of honorary aunts, cousins and friends.

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