James E. Aiken, Jr., 39, of Altamont passed away at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday (May 5, 2010).

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Tipsword Cemetery near Beecher City with Rev. Dennis Warner officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Beecher City. Memorials may be made to the family.

He was born December 24, 1970 in Kings Mountain, NC the son of James E. Aiken, Sr. and Tempie Green.

Surviving are his fiancée, Violet Gordon; daughter, Christina Aiken ; step-children, Shannon, Shana and Cody Mathis, Melanie Leftford, Emily McWhorter, April and Olivia Jewell, Heather, Amber, Billy, Ashley and Chris Bartlett; 6 grandchildren.