JIM was 92 years of age at the time of his peaceful death, at home. He is the beloved husband of the late Joyce; and dear father of Phyllis (David) Patton, James "Duke" (Carol), Kim (Jim) Gray, and Cheryl (Dave) Hinkel. Jim is the adored grandfather of Drake, Kelly, Joanna, Richard, Christian, and Jadelin; and great grandfather of Brooklin and Samantha. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, on Sunday, November 6th from 12:00 Noon to 6 p.m., and again on Monday evening, November 7th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. A concluding visitation will be held, with Jim In-State on Tuesday morning, November 8th, at 10:30 a.m. until the time of Services, 11:00 a.m., at the Ward Evangelical Presbyterian Church located at 40000 West Six Mile Rd. in Northville, Michigan. At a later time, Jim's ashes will be inurned with his wife in the Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial donations in honor of Jim's life are suggested to the Ward Church Deacon Fund. Please share a memory or thought.