Timothy Joe James, 63, Logansport, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Born Dec. 12, 1950, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Ben Bert James and Thelma Zeider James. His mother survives in Kokomo.
Tim was a graduate of Carroll High School. He served in Germany with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
A free spirit, Tim was adventurous, living and working in many places during his lifetime. He was employed as a roofer the majority of his life. He had traveled all over the country, hitchhiking and stopping here and there to work a while. He had even worked on a tugboat as a chef.
Tim loved music. He enjoyed trying to figure out how to play instruments like his banjo and harmonica. He liked to write poetry. He was also an outdoorsman, spending time hunting, fishing and especially, mushroom hunting.
Surviving with his mother are two brothers, Stephen John James and his wife Sara, of Logansport, and Kent B. James and his wife Melissa, of Kokomo; two nieces and two nephews and all of their children and grandchildren.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Fisher Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Jim Howard officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service in the chapel.
Cremation services have been entrusted to Fisher Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services. In respect of Tim’s free spirit, his cremains will be scattered.
You may share condolences in his guestbook at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com.