James Morgan Eames, 73, of Idaho Falls, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his home.
He was born Aug. 22, 1939, to Morgan Wayne Eames and Emma Pamelia Perry Eames in Idaho Falls.
He grew up in the area, attending Osgood Elementary and O.E. Bell Junior High, and graduating from Idaho Falls High School.
He married Sharon Draper in Pocatello. They were later divorced. He worked with drywall in the construction industry. He lived in Kirkland, Wash., for 20 years, returning to Idaho Falls in 1987.
James was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, football, and reading about World War II.
Survivors include his sons, Scott James Eames and Terry Le Eames, both of Idaho Falls; brothers, Michael Henry (Evelyn) Eames of Idaho Falls, and Thomas Wayne (Christy) Eames of Twin Falls; sisters, Martha Ann (Brent) Holman of Hood River, Ore., and Kathryn Dione (Rob) Cooper of Idaho Falls; and one grandchild, Taylor Le Eames.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave., in Idaho Falls. The family will meet with friends from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Saturday prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fielding Memorial Park.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.