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James E. Bevis

1944-2015 BENNINGTON James E. Bevis, 70, a resident of Park Street in Bennington, Vt. died unexpectedly Monday June 1, 2015. He was born in Bennington, Vt. December 12, 1944. He was the son of Elmer J. Bevis and the late Alice (Matteson) Bevis. Jim received his education in North Bennington and was a 1962 graduate of North Bennington High School. He later graduated from Saint Joseph's Business College. Jim was a former member of the Vermont National Guard. In earlier years Jim was employed as a bookkeeper at Thurber's Garage in Bennington and for over 20 years was the accountant at C.L. White Glass Shop in Bennington. He most recently was employed at the Heritage Family Credit Union. Jim also worked for a short time at K-Mart and Rite Aid. Jim also managed the Norton Potters Condominium Complex on Park St. in Bennington and served as Commissioner of the Grandview Cemetery Association in North Bennington. Jim was a very active member of both the Bennington Lodge of Elks # 567 and Ducks Unlimited. He served as Treasurer of the North Bennington Alumni Association and enjoyed photography, reading and trips to Cape Cod. Survivors include his father Elmer J. Bevis of North Bennington and several cousins and many friends. A graveside committal service will be held at Grandview Cemetery on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Penny Rich Smith officiating. If friends desire contributions in memory of James E. Bevis may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
Published in Bennington Banner from June 11 to June 15, 2015
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