James B. Wales, 66, of Haverhill died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at The Oxford in Haverhill.
He was born in Providence, RI on December 25, 1945, son of the late Arthur L. and Elizabeth (Dwyer) Wales. Educated in the Haverhill school system, Mr. Wales graduated from Haverhill High School. He attended New England College and Northern Essex Community College.
For over 30 years he was employed at Haverhill High School, from where he retired as an Attendance Coordinator. While at Haverhill High he made several lasting relationships with his peers and students. Mr. Wales enjoyed fishing, reading and photography.
His survivors include a brother, Charles and his wife Helen Wales of Cranston, RI, three nieces, Nancy Larson, Joanne Wales and Jennifer Ferri, two grandnieces, a grandnephew as well as many caring friends in the Haverhill area.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Contributions in his memory may be made to Haverhill High School Student Activities Fund ATTN: Attendance Scholarship, 137 Monument St., Haverhill, MA 01832. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com