James E. Washington, Sr. of Kalamazoo, MI went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Friends may view 5-7 p.m. Friday, September 2, 2016 at the: Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 521 Douglas Avenue, 342-1000. A visitation will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016, with funeral services following at 12 Noon at the Galilee Baptist Church, 1216 N. Westnedge Avenue in Kalamazoo. Interment will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery (S. Westnedge Avenue) in Kalamazoo.