68, beloved husband of Sally and loving father of Matt of Asheville, NC, Holly (Keith) Sibert of El Cajon, CA and Jeff of Merced, CA passed away on April 2 at the Tidewell Hospice House, in Bradenton, Florida. Jim came to Bradenton in 1983 from Ft. Myers, Florida. He graduated from the University of Georgia, with a Masters of Arts in Geography. He worked for George F. Young, Inc. as a Vice President of Planning for over 15 years. Jim was an active community advocate, and a member of the Bradenton Kiwanis Club for 28 years. In addition to his wife and children he is survived by 3 grandchildren, Kallen and Hayden Sibert of El Cajon, CA and Quenton Farr of Lakewood, CA. Dan Pittillo, Sylva, NC, He is predeceased in death by his sister, Jean Pittillo. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 5th at Brown and Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL at 6 p.m. Visitation is scheduled at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to PACE Center for Girls, Inc. Condolences www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 4, 2013