- October 12, 2016
- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
of James' Passing
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“Jim was a special person and was so devoted to his family and job. He fought a hard long battle. Nancy PeacockHuman Resource SpecialistAFETS
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“My deepest sympathy goes out to Jim's family for their terrible loss. He was a very special person. I have worked with him for almost five years and...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Audrey Bergstresser - Harrisburg, PA
“Jim was a great person and always had a positive attitude! Our best to his family - and our sincere condolences.Tom and Debbie Stover
3 of 21 | Posted by: Deborah Stover - Harrisburg, PA
“We were so sorry to hear about your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Mike and Shelva Hendricks
4 of 21 | Posted by: Mike and Shelva Hendricks - PA
“Sending prayers to Lisa and the entire Rice family. So sad to hear of Jim's passing. A kind, quiet person back in elementary school days. His sons...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Michele Mutch - Dillsburg
“Jim was a great man! He will be missed!
6 of 21 | Posted by: Brian Rebo - Seattle, WA
“I was Jim's Flight Chief in the 61st AMU (Top Dogs) between 1995-2000. I remember Jim as a very hard worker who loved what he did. He was a strong...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: William Stanback - Luke AFB, AZ
“Jim was an excellent leader, and a personal mentor to me while we were both stationed at Misawa, Japan. We both shared a common bond of being from...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Andrew Kauffman - Hershey, PA
“Jim will be missed. Worked with Jim at Seymour Johnson AFB. Jim and I were TAMS Flight chiefs together and later Production Supers in the 333rd. ...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Dennis Dailey - New Berlin, PA
“Jim was my first flightline expediter at Luke AFB, AZ. He was an outstanding maintainer, airman, and father. May he Rest In Peace.
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jonathan Dingus - Las Vegas, NV
“My thoughts and prayers to Jim's family. I went to HNJ with Jim and have very fond memories of those days. He was a good friend.
11 of 21 | Posted by: Kevin Parker - Harrisburg, PA
“Jim was a great guy! I had the pleasure to work side by side with him as a production superintendent with the F15 E strike eagles in the 333 rd FS at...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Scott Summers - Goldsboro, NC
“Mia, I'm so sorry to hear the loss of "Big Jim" as I always called him. You guys helped me find a place to live in A-Town back in 1994. Jim was a...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
“Jim it was a honor to have served with you. May you fly with angles from this day forward.
14 of 21 | Posted by: Kelly Benedix - Moville, IA
“You were a great Pro Super in Misawa. You will be missed by all who knew you in the MX community.
15 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Dumas
“Great maintainer, great SNCO, and great man. You will be missed, Jim.
16 of 21 | Posted by: Joe McFall
“Rest in peace Jim
17 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Miller
“Sorry for your loss if you anything please let us know
18 of 21 | Posted by: Burton & Peg Smith - Harrisburg
“Jim's passing comes as a shock to me. Jim taught me so much while I served with him his last 3 + years of his career at Misawa AB, Japan. It was my...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Patrick Bailey - JBER, AK
20 of 21 | Posted by: Burton & Peg Smith - Harrisburg
“So sorry got your loss, if there is anything we can do for you all let us know, Burton & Peg Smith
21 of 21 | Posted by: A friend
James passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
James was a resident of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the time of his passing.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2011 and remained as a civilian employee.
He was married to Kyong.
Graveside Services will be held at the convenience of the family.