James V. Cuthbertson


May 28, 1937 - Nov. 12, 2012



James V. Cuthbertson of Waukesha died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 75. He was born in Marion, N.C., on May 28, 1937, the son of William and Dollie (nee Sparks) Cuthbertson.


James proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1954 until 1974, serving two tours of service in Vietnam, where he was assigned to Company B 2nd Battalion 12th Calvary. After retiring from the Army, James worked for many years as a custodian for the Waukesha School District. He was a member of the American Legion DJ Martin Post No. 8.


He will be sadly missed by his wife of almost 54 years, Lucille (nee Schwartz) of Waukesha; his son, Randy (Lisa) Cuthbertson of Jacksonville, Fla.; his daughter, Ellen (Steve) Cox of Waukesha; his eight grandchildren, Robin, Renee and Leanna Cuthbertson, Michael Davis, Ericka (Brad) Toutant, Jeremy (Ashley) Berra, Jacob Berra and Madisen Cox; and 11 great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother, Johnny (Marie) Cuthbertson of Valdese, N.C.; his sister, Nancy (Burl) Branch of Marion; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


He was preceded in death by two infant daughters; his brother, Stephen Cuthbertson; and his parents.


Funeral services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 21731 Spring St., Union Grove. Burial to follow.


If desired, memorials are appreciated to American Legion DJ Martin Post No. 8, P.O. Box 111, Waukesha, WI 53186.


Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035, or for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message, please visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com.