Roger “Steve” James, 53, of Piqua, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born August 30, 1965, the son of Roger and Jetta James. Steve loved music and considered himself an audiophile, amassing a large collection of classic vinyl. He worked as a metal shaper, restoring classic cars for his family’s restoration shop, D&D Classic Auto Restoration. Steve was also a member of Lena Baptist Church. He is survived by his parents; sons Zach and Matthew James; brothers Scott (Tracey) and Chuck (Jessica) James; sister Jennifer (Matt) Black; several nieces and nephews. A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday from 2-5 pm in Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home, New Carlisle, Ohio. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.trostelchapman.com.