Jim Lee Whitson Sr., 46 of Elmira, N.Y., and formerly of Towanda, Pa., passed away on July 9, 2013, at his home.
Jim was born Feb. 4, 1967, a son of Sarah Maines Ackley. He attended Towanda High School.
Jim enjoyed gambling, especially at Tioga Downs and spending time and visiting with his family.
Surviving Jim are his mother, Sarah Maines Ackley of Monroeton, Pa.; daughter, Autumn Lea Whitson of Wyalusing, Pa.; son, Jim Lee Whitson Jr. of New Albany, Pa.; mother of his children, Tammy Cunningham of Portage, Pa.; brothers, Charles (Mary) Ackley of Franklindale, Pa., Richard (Patricia) Ackley of North Towanda, Pa., Jesse Ackley of Franklindale, Pa., Shepard "Shep" (Linda) Ackley of Towanda, Pa., and Frank (Sharon) Ackley of Summerfield, Fla.; sisters, Diane (Edward) Sites of Monroeton, Pa., and Mary Arteaga of Ocala, Fla.
Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family and are under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the
, NE Regional Office, 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, in loving memory of Jim Lee Whitson Sr.
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