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James Howard Webster

April 4, 1929 ~ September 24, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

James Webster Obituary

James Howard Webster, 94, of Lake Monticello, died on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at his home.

He was born on April 4, 1929, in Oklahoma City, OK, a son of the late Lonzo Jefferson and Della Mae (Lee) Webster.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Reba Jo (Butcher) Webster; second wife, Phyllis Lillian (Stott) Webster; a grandson, Nick Sickmen; and six brothers.

Mr. Webster served in the US Army and worked as an Architect with the Department of Justice for twenty years. His accomplishments included designing the Athlete’s Housing Complex in the Lake Placid Olympic Village and the Punch Card Building in Chicago.  He later worked as a Consultant before retiring to Lake Monticello, where he was very active in the community, served on several committees, and became an avid golfer.

Survivors include a son, Bradley Howard Webster (Tina) of Fairplay, MD; a daughter, Tracey Sickmen (Robert) of Knoxville, TN; two granddaughters, Hannah Webster, and Rachel Sickmen; three stepchildren, Claudia Guditus (Steve) of NY; Kenneth Duden of Palmyra; and Carol Anne Duden of CA; four step-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

Private burial will be at Monticello Memory Gardens in Charlottesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Legacy Hospice, 650 Peter Jefferson Way, Suite 310, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Thacker Brothers Lake Monticello Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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670 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
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