James was born September 10th, 1959.
Jim struggled throughout his life but we know he loved Jesus.
A Gonzaga Prep student he inherited the nickname “Preppy.”
Jim completed Chef Training and worked as a cook for the Davenport Hotel.
He also worked as a salesman for Macy’s Department Store.
Jim enjoyed working with wood and became a skilled craftsman.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Orelene Gifford, brothers Charlie and Tom Gifford, and sister Larita Johnson.
He is survived by Juanita Casper, Murray Anderson, Lydia Ross, Pam Brownell, Mike Gifford, Heather Underwood, Mark Johnson, Tonja Peters, Aunt Cleo and Aunt Mary, wife Shoko, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, November 9th, at 4:00pm., Mt.
Spokane Church Ministries, 6311 E Mt.
Spokane Park Drive, Mead, WA 99021.