ZONLICK, James J. 78, of Tampa passed away Sept. 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Patricia 'Pat' Zon-lick; "Bonus" child-ren, Debra Francis, Robyn Thomas, Bobby (Shelly) Francis, Gina (Clay) Crumb-liss; grandchildren, Marisa & Marie Francis, Cody Thomas, and Rael Francis; and one great-grandchild, Gage Aus-bon Thomas. Jim was a pilot for Northwest Airlines for 30 years and was an award winning professional photo-grapher. Prior to that, Jim proudly served as a Sergeant and an aerial photographer for the United States Marine Corps. Jim loved the water and was master yachtsman of the 'Hunky Dory'. He was a past Commodore of the Tampa Bay Yacht Club. His friends fondly remember Jim as the 'Frog Prince'. He was a great storyteller and always had a twinkle in his eyes. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm on Monday, Sept. 30 at the Blount and Curry Funeral Home, West Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Drive, Tampa. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests donations be made to the Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, UT (www.bestfriends.org) in memory of 'Jimmy Jet' aka Jim Zonlick. Online condolences can be made at: www.blountcurrywest.com

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 29, 2013