James G. Janes Jr., age 63, of West Haven, died on Tuesday July 30, 2013, at Connecticut Hospice. He was born in Milford on October 17, 1949 to James G. Janes Sr. and Mary Witherell Janes. James was a self employed Tradesman and formerly worked for Bridgeport Steel and Wiz Leasing. He is survived by his children Tara Janes of Milford, Tammy Janes of West Haven, James Janes III of CA., and John Janes also of Milford, three brothers Richard Janes of Shelton, Robert Janes of Stratford, Steven Janes of New Hampshire, sisters Barbara Devito of CA., and Victoria Elson of Milford, grandchildren McKenzie and Christian Janes and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his companion Kenndra Thompson of Milford. Visitation will be held Sunday August 4, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford. Interment will be private.