Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on December 29, 2013 at the age of 87. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by wife Edith. Dearly loved by children John(Valorie), Phillip, Christine(Rob), and Douglas. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Jimmy, Mandy, Clayton, A.J., Sarah, Bobby, Lisa, Terri, Greg and Eric, and great-grandchildren Carson, Ryan, Lauryn, Cooper, Jake, Carter, and Halle. Missed by many nieces and nephews. Jim leaves behind his two devoted canine companions Dutchess, and Ali.