JAMES E. BOCAST(1933 - 2012)


A Memorial Service for James E. Bocast, 78, a long-time resident of Forest Ranch, CA, will be held at a later date. Jim passed away on Feb. 17, 2012, at his residence in Forest Ranch, with loved ones by his side. He was born on May 17, 1933 to William and Jennie Bocast.

Jim was born, raised, and attended schools in Chico. He joined the U.S. Army and served for three years. Jim was married twice and raised five children. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Jim enjoyed spending time at home with family and friends.

Survivors include two sons, Ken and Jay Bocast of Forest Ranch; daughter, Kim Bocast of Forest Ranch; stepchildren, Marck Isley and Kelly Parker; brothers, Alan Bocast of Chico, William Bocast of Medford, OR and Donald Bocast of Colorado Springs, CO; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and many great and wonderful life-long friends.

Jim's family would like to extend a special thank you to Alberta Warrick and Piper Miles for their loving help and comfort during Jim's convalescence.

Send condolences online at www.affordablemortuary.net.

Funeral Home

Affordable Mortuary - Chico
2934 Esplanade  Chico, CA 95973
(530) 893-4292

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 23, 2012