Robert James "Jim" Bax, 86, born January 1, 1930 in Osage County, Mo.,died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Cedar Ridge Nursing Home, Lebanon, Ill., with his loving family by his side.
Jim was a member of Teamsters Local 600 for more than 35 years. He enjoyed woodworking, and flying airplanes, but his most precious moments were those spent with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Frances, nee Lehmen, Bax; three brothers, Roman Bax, Sil Bax, and Mike Bax; and his granddaughter, Brenda Bator Bax.
Survived and missed by his loving wife of 50 years, Darleen, nee Dehne, Bax; his daughter, Cathy Bator; two step-sons, Bill (Donna) Feldman and Robert (Beverly) Feldman; his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his brother, Gene (Joan) Bax.
Memories and expressions of condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com. Memorial donations may be made to the
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 2, 2016