James Coston

James Henry Coston of Federal Way died Oct. 10. He was 95.

He was born Feb. 18, 1907, in Suffolk, Va. to John Henry and Sallie Coston, and was a Federal Way resident since 1968.

He worked for Northwest Airlines until retiring in 1972.

He was a member of St. John’s Baptist Church Tacoma, where he served on the Finance Committee and Usher Board,

Survivors include his wife, Lula (Daisy) Coston; sisters Rebecca Pierce and Annie Gary of Suffolk; six grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son, Samuel Guyton.

Funeral services were held Oct. 18 at St. John Baptist Church, with interment at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac. Arrangements were by Southwest Mortuary of Seattle.