Thaddeus James II

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Thaddeus James II (TJ) was born on August 14th, 1980 in Washington, D.C. to Thaddeus James and Lucille Scott Walker. He was educated in the Caroline County public school system, where he competed in cross country and track and was a National Honor Society member who graduated with an advance diploma. TJ continued his education at Norfolk State University (NSU) and competed on NSU’s track team that won numerous conference titles.

In addition to the strong bonds he built with his teammates, TJ joined the Kappa chapter of the Phi Delta Psi fraternity, where he held many leadership positions and worked tirelessly to expand the reach of the organization. After earning a bachelors degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from NSU, TJ moved back to Richmond to be closer to family and worked as a construction operations Manager while simultaneously operating a professional moving and relocation business that he owned, Movers For Less.

He smiled from cheek to cheek when discussing the success and future visions of his moving business. as a byproduct of his relentless devotion to expanding his business, the company grew to a point where it moved over 200 families A year. When he was not working to help others or build his business, TJ enjoyed spending quality time and having a good laugh with family and friends. He was known for his positive energy, storytelling skills, contagious laugh, intelligence, and passion for helping others. Not only did tJ enjoy a good laugh, he also enjoyed thought provoking conversations on various topics that ranged from geopolitics, to Time and space, to world history. He had a big heart and a Beautiful mind.

To Cherish his memory He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Lucille Scott-Walker; his father Thaddeus James; his grandmother, Ophelia Scott; his brothers, Chris James, Taiyon Walker, Dwight Walker, and Anthony Walker; devoted friends, Jose & Saul Tejada, and Sandra Reyes; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.