January 13, 1939 ~ March 13, 2012
James R. Shoots, a Newark resident for 27 years, passed away on March 13, 2012 in Fremont at the age of 73. James was an English and Art teacher at San Lorenzo High School in Hayward for 37 years. He is survived by his sister Barbara L. Bruce of Santa Rosa, a brother-in-law, 3 nieces, 3 nephews, and dear friend Sandie Colbert. James enjoyed traveling, water color painting and tracking baseball statistics on his computer. He was an avid S.F. Giants fan and a movie buff. Family and friends are invited to attend a 2:00 P.M. Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, March 23, 2012 at Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels, 40842 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538. Remembrances can be made to the library at San Lorenzo High School, 50 E. Lewelling Blvd, San Lorenzo, CA 94580.