James C. Gist Jr.

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Nov. 25, 2012

James C. Gist Jr., formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

Born Aug. 5, 1962, in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Nancy Rushton Gist and the late James C. Gist Sr. He attended GAR High School and formerly worked for Valley Distribution, Laflin; Calex Distribution, Mountain Top, and recently for Crown Warehouse, Eynon.

He is survived by children, Angelina Gist, Hanover Township; James C. Gist III, Sugar Notch; grandchildren, Timothy Gibson and Juliana Gist; sister, Tracy Backlen, Nanticoke; niece, Robin Backlen, Plymouth; fiancee Jennifer Thomas, Scranton, and his former wife, Deborah Gist, Sugar Notch.

Funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Those who desire may give memorial contributions at the funeral home in Jim's memory.

Published in Times Leader on Nov. 27, 2012