James H. Birge age
85 passed away
Jim was a retired millwright and fork trucker operator for Scott Lumber in Patoka. He was a veteran of W.W.II serving in the U.S. Navy. He had lived in Patoka for the past 41 years moving there from
He is survived by a son; Jim W. (Regina) Birge of Patoka, three daughters; Louise (Bob) Bean of Patoka, Ann Shaw of St. Clair, MO, Brenda (Curtis) Thompson of Princeton, two step-daughters; Teddy (Bob) Ventress of Patoka, Stacey Puckett of Carmi, IL, one brother: Bob (Grace) Birge of CA, 15 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Hattie Birge, five brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services will be