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James Elwood Monroe

December 25, 1964 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 55)


Mr. James Elwood Monroe, 55, of Dickerson, MD passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington.

Born December 25, 1964 in Charles Town, WV, James was the son of Gloria Crampton of Dickerson and the late Griffin B. Monroe, Sr. James was a skilled carpenter and he did all the trim work in his mother’s house. He was an avid basketball fan and a die-hard Redskins fan. He also enjoyed playing video games. He loved music and dancing, and he loved to laugh – his favorites were Richard Pryor and Eddie Murphy.

In addition to his loving mother, James is survived by three siblings, Sheila Monroe, Griffin B. Monroe, Jr., and Stephanie Monroe; three nieces, Nina, Taylor and Cheyenne; a nephew, A.J.; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, March 13th at Resthaven Funeral Home & Community Center, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy. in Frederick. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memory II at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Floral tributes are welcome.

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Funeral Service
March 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701

March 13, 2020

12:00 PM
Resthaven Memorial Gardens
9501 Catoctin Mtn Hwy
Frederick, MD 21701

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