James Alldridge

James Ryan Alldridge, 63, of Rigby, passed away Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls after a short battle with cancer.

He was born April 1, 1950, in Idaho Falls to James William Alldridge and Elva Joy Elser. He was raised in Midvale, Utah, and graduated from Hillcrest High School in Midvale, Utah. Jim served in the Army National Guard.

He married Sheri Moore on Dec. 5, 1968, in Salt Lake City; they were later divorced.

On Jan. 1, 1980, he married Nina Roberts in Menan, Idaho; they later divorced.

On Feb. 17, 1995, he married Linda Butler in Annis, Idaho; they later divorced.

Jim worked for LP Propane. He enjoyed hunting for whitetail deer, fishing, camping and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was an avid John Wayne collector and he enjoyed feeding the fish in his fish pond.

He is survived by his daughters, Amy J. (Clint) Chournos of Layton, Utah, and Meghan Alldridge of Pell City, Ala.; sons, Jason James (Michelle) Alldridge of Pell City, Ala., Rowdy James Alldridge of Ririe and Tory Duke (Ashley) Alldridge of Idaho Falls; sisters, Randy (Merrill) Ross of West Jordan, Utah, Billee (Wendell) Hatch of Emery, Utah, Jody (Eric) Bowden of Fredrick, Md., Jamie (Gonzo) San Miguel of Riverton, Melody (Tom) Goff of Midvale, Utah, and Shaunee (Randy Lewis) Buck of Sandy, Utah; brother, Cody (Holly) Alldridge of Diana, Texas; and nine grandchildren with one on the way.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter and two grandsons.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday prior to services at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Eckersell Funeral Home
101 West Main St.  Rigby, ID 83442

Published in Post Register on Dec. 7, 2013