JAMES RAY BLINN, 96 years of age. Lived in Grand Terrace, formerly of Riverside, CA, Passed peacefully of old age on February 28, 2014 in Riverside, CA. Born November 18, 1917 in Westerville, OH to Ray Sharp and Idessa White Blinn. Brother of Welford and Anita (both deceased). Graduated with a BA in Civil Engineering from University of Florida
. Married Ione Gilliam of December 17, 1939. Resided in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington and California. Survived by sons James Blinn, Jr. and Linda Blinn on Flower Mound, TX and Gary Blinn and Mary Blinn of Riverside, CA and grandchildren Christopher and Jenna Blinn of Houston, TX, Ian and Mellesa Blinn of Fontana, CA and Daniel and Allyson Ramirez (nee Blinn) of Riverside, CA and great grandchild Gideon Ramirez. Memorial Service at Sierra Memorial Chapel, 4933 La Sierra Avenue, Riverside, CA, commencing at 9:00am, March 12, 2014. James was loved by family and friends and will be sorely missed. in charge of arrangements.