James Ferris Sr. |
James F. Ferris Sr., 85, of Collinsville, Ill., born Sept. 18, 1931 in Collinsville, Ill., passed away on Thursday Nov. 24, 2016.
Jim was a faithful member of St John U.C.C. in Collinsville, Ill. He proudly served in U.S. Army. He also enjoyed fishing and playing golf.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James W. and Helen, nee Sterling, Ferris and sister Pat Combs.
Surviving are his wife Kay, nee Herren, Ferris whom he married August 2, 1958, in Granite City, Ill.; three sons James (Janice Jackson) Ferris, Jr. of Collinsville, Ill., Rick Wm (Tammy) Ferris of Edwardsville, Ill. and Scott P. Ferris of Collinsville, Ill.; one brother Bill (Pam) Ferris of Marine, Ill.; five grandchildren Stefanie Pier, April Ferris, Angela Ferris, Jason Hannon and Derek Meyer; six great grandchildren; special buddies Rod, Rick and Bob, and other friends.
Memorials may be made to
, BJC Hospice or St. John United Church of Christ and condolences may be expressed at: www.herrfuneral.com.
Visitation: A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at the Herr Funeral Home in Collinsville, Illinois.
Service: A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday November 30, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev. Tony Minear officiating. Per request cremation to be accorded.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 28, 2016