OWENSVILLE, Ind. — James W. Jett, 74, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2009, at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.
Jim retired from the Norfolk Southern Railroad as a conductor. He was a 1953
He was preceded in death by his infant son, David; his parents; and his brothers, Kenneth and Donald.
Jim is survived by his wife of 55 years, Shirley (Rissot); son, Kevin (Cindy) of Perrysburg, Ohio; daughter, Nancy Richards of Owensville; granddaughters, Gabrielle Jett and Jessica Richards; grandsons, John Lindley and Austin Richards; a sister, Jocelyn R. Klein of Bicknell; a brother, Gerald Jett of Elnora, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Carol (Rissot) Vories (Duane) of Monroe City, Ind.; a brother-in-law, Robert Rissot (Sylinda) of Clayton, Ind.; 17 nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a. m. CDT Tuesday, March 24, 2009,
at Holders Funeral Home, 319 S. Main, Owensville, with the Rev. Tarrell Thompson officiating. Military rites will be
conducted by the VFW Post #1147 and American Legion Post #51 at the funeral
home. Burial will follow services at Memorial Park Cemetery in
Visitation will be held from to Monday and from till service time at the funeral home.