He passed away suddenly on, March 18, 2013 due to heart failure.
He was a devoted husband and father who provided constant support and care to his family.
He was married to his wife, Marsha, for 44 years who preceded him in death in 2011.
Jim enjoyed working as an accountant and financial officer within the mining industry for most of his life.
His work brought his family to many new locations in the United States, with a year adventure in Santiago, Chile.
A man of few words, Jim enjoyed spending time with family, playing golf, fishing, and attending and watching various sporting events.
He regularly attended Opportunity Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his 5 children and 12 grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Marsha and his son, Michael; his sister, Dorothy; his mother, Ruth, and his father, Theodore.
A celebration of life and memorial service was held privately.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to one of Jim’s favorite charities, The Union Gospel Mission, 1224 E. Trent, Spokane, WA 99202.