James was born on August 24, 1929 and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017.
James was a resident of Michigan at the time of passing.
Jim was a 1947 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School.
James was married to Ellen.
Visitation will take place at the Kempf Family Funeral Homes Battle Creek Chapel 2838 Capital Ave SW Battle Creek on Monday April 17 2017 from 4-7pm with family present to greet friends at that time. A funeral service will take place at 11am on Tuesday April 18 2017 at the Baseline United Methodist Church 9617 Baseline Road with Jim's niece Reverend Melanie Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Hicks Cemetery.
Memorial contribution are requested to the Baseline United Methodist Church for the Choir Program or to the Food Bank of South Central Michigan for the North East Pantry.