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James E. Overton, 81, Of Cortlandt Manor, Korean War Veteran

James E. Overton
James E. Overton Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. - James E. Overton, a resident of Cortlandt Manor since 1965, died Aug. 8. He was 81.

Overton served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a laborer for General Motors in Tarrytown from 1955 to until his retirement in 1991.

Overton is survived by his wife, Juanita (nee Rudolph) Overton; children, William R. (Cynthia) Overton, Sharon A. and Clinton A. Overton, and Valerie (Randy) Overton-Moore; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Jeannette Johnston.

Calling hours are Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the E.O. Curry Funeral Home, Peekskill.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Lyons Pl., White Plains, NY 10601.

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