James M. (Jim) Lokay, age 64, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Dec. 14, 2013, at Emerald Coast Center after a long illness.
Jim was born April 6, 1949, in St. Albans, N.Y., to the late Edward and Gloria Lokay.
Beside his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert (Bob) Lokay; and his nephews, Scott Miller and Douglas Miller.
Jim is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Jeanne and Floyd Read; brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Jeannie Lokay; nephew, Edward Lokay; niece, Tracy Baldwin; great-nieces, Elizabeth Lokay Emily Baldwin; special cousin, Gini Fannon; and special friend, Toni Scarlett.
Jim served in the Navy and was a nurse for 30 years in both South Florida and at Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville.
Private services will take place at a later date.
The family would like to thank the staff of Emerald Coast Center for the kind care of Jim.
Expressions of love and sympathy may be viewed online at www.emeraldcoastfuneralhome.com.