James Michael Brady
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Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, Jim "Jimmy" Brady passed away on November 11, 2012, of complications from ALS, at the age of 70.
He was born on September 27, 1942, in Salt Lake City, to Mervin and Marjorie Cox Brady. Jimmy graduated from Jordan High School where he was a champion wrestler and also a cheerleader. In his younger years he was active in the LDS Church where he excelled in basketball. He served in the Army Reserve. He married his wife, Wanda Fleenor, on July 25, 1969 in Olympia, WA and they resided in Sandy, UT for most of his life.
Jim was a well respected drywall nailing contractor for 45 years, and was able to take great pride in his work. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, golfer, enjoyed gardening, and spending time with family and friends. Later in life he enjoyed bowling and was president of numerous leagues for over 20 years. Jim was very outgoing, honest, kind, and everyone that knew him loved him. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He is survived by Wanda, his wife of 43 years, children; Jamie (Darryl) Jones (from a previous marriage), Laurie (Craig) Marsh, Brian (Chantelle), Breanna; seven grandchildren and one on the way, brothers; Jerry (Betty), Richard (Karen), sister, Marilyn Elkins. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Gordon and Kim, and a brother-in-law, John.
His funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 17, at 11:00 a.m. in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 10600 South 1950 East. A viewing will be held for family and friends on Friday from 6-8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10-10:45 a.m. Interment will follow the services. Online condolences at www.larkincares.com.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012