Rev. James A. Washington, Sr.

Funeral Service Associate

Rev. James A. Washington, Sr. was born in Sacramento, California. He grew up in Compton, California where at an early age his musical talents were discovered and nurtured. After graduating from Centennial High School, Rev. Washington went on to explore the world, briefly attending Oral Roberts University, serving in the U.S. Navy and touring on stage which brought him in Cleveland, OH.

In 2000, Rev. Washington was called into the ministry. Between 2010-2014, Rev. Washington went back to school to obtain his Associate and Bachelor’s Degrees. Rev. Washington is a Licensed and Ordained Assistant Pastor and Minister of Music.

On September 23, 2016, Rev. Washington married Paula S. Washington. Together, they co-founded JP Inner Peace Productions and successfully produce Christian stage plays, provide voice and keyboard lessons, Minister Training Courses and formed JP Quartet, an inspirational neo-jazz band.

Rev. Washington joined Calhoun Funeral Home on February 1, 2017 and is currently an associate on the Transfer Team.