James Papadakis, 82, retired from RJR Nabisco Inc.

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James Papadakis, 82, of Yorktown, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017.

James worked in sales in the food industry and retired from RJR Nabisco Inc. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. James also served in the Army at Fort Dix.

He was preceded in death by his father, George D. Papadakis; mother, Constance Papadakis; and sisters, Catherine Papadakis, Harriett LaRussa and Joanne Mintzer.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Papadakis; and sons, George Papadakis, James Papadakis; and sister, Penny Roussi.

A memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg.

Online condolences may be offered at nelsencares.com.