Jim was born in Ohio, raised in Kentucky and came to Arizona as a teenager, He joined the Air Force in 1978 and after basic training was a stationed at Semback AB where he met the love of his life. Returning back to Arizona after being stationed at Luke AFB. Jim and Steffi made their home in Phoenix. Jim left the Air Force in 1984 shortly before their son Steven was born to peruse a degree and a career in the computer field. They moved with the jobs but returned to Phoenix in 2005. Jim was a wonderful husband, together almost 40 years. Jim and Steffi just celebrated their 37th anniversary together. He was an amazing Dad. He and his son Steven were best friends. He was a great friend as many of his friends would attest to that. He was a friend of creatures big and small and he loved our furry kids. After a short but aggressive illness Jim died on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Jim was very proud of his service in the Air Force. He served his country honorably as a Fire Fighter, EMT, and crash rescue person. America lost a great patriot and an amazing human being, He will be missed always and forever.
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