Ahles, L. James Jim, 85, of Midlothian, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, November 25, 2010. A native of California, Jim was the last surviving of thirteen children. He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, and a retired chemical engineer with E. I. DuPont. Jim was an avid gardener and loved the beach. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Emily; two daughters, Terry Brown (Rick); Jill Waymack (Walter); a son, Dean Ahles (Lynne); five grandchildren, Amy Houser (Dr. Jon Erik), Eric and Maria Ahles, Tyler and Meagan Brown; numerous other loving family members and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 2010, at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt. 10), Richmond, VA 23234; where a memorial service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment private.