James H. Gilchrist, 83, of Roaming Shores, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
He was born April 12, 1930, in Bellshill, Scotland, to Margaret (Cook) and James Gilchrist and married May Murray in Motherwell, Scotland, on Aug. 16, 1952.
James worked as a pipefitter at Uniroyal. He served in the Scots Guards. He was a former member of Chapel United Methodist Church.
James enjoyed spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed attending and watching his grandchildren participate in many sports and extracurricular activities. Traveling with his family was always a great joy.
He is survived by his wife, May Gilchrist of Roaming Shores; sons, James (Janet) Gilchrist of Centerville and Iain (Debbi) Gilchrist of Roaming Shores; grandchildren, Alec, Allison, Kyle and Amanda; and brother, Tom (Elspeth) Gilchrist of Blackpool, England.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Robert.
Private services were observed.
Donations in James' name may be made to The
, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106-2204.
Arrangements are being handled by The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison.