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In Memory of

Rev. James Krammer Alcorn

January 24, 1942 - March 11, 2017

Obituary


The Rev. James Krammer (Jim) Alcorn died on March 11, 2017. He was born January 24, 1942 in Washington, D.C., to James A. Alcorn and Frances K. Alcorn. He graduated from Trinity University (B.S.) And the University of the South (M.Div). He was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1971 and served at Christ Church, San Antonio, West Texas Episcopal High School, Epiphany, Kingsville and Epiphany, Houston. For many years he was the Director of Pastoral Care and Education at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, retiring in 2005. He then served as chaplain to the retired clergy.

The Rev. James Krammer (Jim) Alcorn died on March 11, 2017. He was born January 24, 1942 in Washington, D.C., to James A. Alcorn and Frances K. Alcorn. He graduated from Trinity University (B.S.) And the University of the South (M.Div). He was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1971 and served at Christ Church, San Antonio, West Texas Episcopal High School, Epiphany, Kingsville and Epiphany, Houston. For many years he was the Director of Pastoral Care and Education at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, retiring in 2005. He then served as chaplain to the retired clergy.

In high school he played football and baseball, was editor of the newspaper and yearbook and President of the student body. In college he helped found Chi Delta Tau while serving as dorm proctor. After college he served as President of Alcorn Food Brokerage, in Washington, D.C., before entering seminary.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Bob and sister Nancy. He is survived by his daughter, Kathryn Haugen and husband Ben, and his son James Martin Alcorn and wife Sarah. Grandchildren, James Bailey Alcorn and Katherine Brooke Alcorn.

He was a father, grandfather and priest-faithful and caring in all things.

Jim showed in every minute of every day that unconditional love is real.

A memorial Service will be held Saturday, 11:00a.m. March 25th, at Epiphany Episcopal Church 9600 S. Gessner Houston, TX. 77071