posted on April 03, 2013 13:33
James Carmichael -- a well-known businessman, World War II veteran, and former state assemblyman – died Monday at Buffalo General Hospital following a brief illness.
Born January 14, 1925, in Bessemer, Alabama, Mr. Carmichael served honorably in the Army Air Corps during WWII in Japan and Burma. He was a member of the Oakfield Community Bible Church, where he regularly attended services. Mr. Carmichael served the people of Genesee County as their Assemblyman from 1964-66 and also owned and operated The Carmichael Agency, in Batavia, for 60 years.
Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Burdett & Sanford Funeral Home, 11 Maple Avenue, Oakfield. Mr. Carmichael’s funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m, Saturday at Oakfield Community Bible Church, 80 North Main Street, Oakfield. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Oakfield Community Bible Church. Burial with military honors will be in Reed Cemetery, Oakfield.