James Vernon Loomis, 55, resident of Three Rivers, Michigan, passed away Feb. 8, at his home surrounded by his family.
James was born Dec. 24, 1962, in Elkhart, Indiana. He graduated from Constantine High School and took automotive classes at Glen Oaks College. He lived in Union, Michigan, and Goshen, Indiana, before moving to Three Rivers 20 years ago.
James was a lumberjack and heavy-machine operator, owned his own sawmill and built two houses one at his residence on Harwood Lake and another one in Tennessee. He was also an avid morel mushroom hunter. If you asked him where he hunted, he would grin and say, "In the woods."
He is preceded in death by his father, Edwin Loomis.
James is survived by his beloved Beryl; his mother, Dr. Norma Loomis; his brother, William Loomis, and wife, Pam; his children, Matthew Loomis, Nicole Loomis and Parker Loomis; and his grandsons, Landon and Kameron.
A visitation to celebrate Jim's life will take place Friday, Feb. 16, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Hohner Funeral Home, Three Rivers.
A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at First Baptist Church of Newberg in Jones. Mike Owens will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the North Central Indiana Teen Challenge. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.hohnerfh.com
Published on February 14, 2018