Thomas “Bill” James, age 89 of Goodyear, AZ died December 7, 2018 in Goodyear, AZ. He was born November 30, 1929 in Youngstown, OH to Fred James and Anna Marie Suthann. Bill served in the US Navy from October 10, 1950 to August 9, 1954 as a control tower operator. He is survived by his partner, Melanie Jankausky and sons, David James and Mark James. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Donna; and brothers, Bob and Pork.