Jim Greenhalgh
1943 - 2021
BORN
1943
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Wood Funeral Home East Side
963 South Ammon Road
Idaho Falls, ID
James Reed Greenhalgh, 77, of Idaho Falls, passed away July 12, 2021, at his home.

Jim was born September 14, 1943, in Chester, Idaho, to Edgar Reed Greenhalgh and Lavina Grace Lecheminant Greenhalgh. He grew up and attended schools in St. Anthony and Idaho Falls. He also attended Ricks College and ISU.

Jim served in the United States Army. He made his home in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where he worked as a welder.

Jim was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the American Legion. He coordinated military rites for veterans for several years. He was a hunter's safety instructor for 20 years. He enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing, and hunting.

Jim is survived by his children, Margaret (Robert) Purcell of Idaho Falls, ID, Amy (C.J.) Justice of Idaho Falls, ID, Sharen (Doug Ward) Rasmussen of Idaho Falls, ID, J.R. (Samantha) Greenhalgh of Idaho Falls, ID, and Stephanie (Marty) Sabin of Idaho Falls, ID; siblings, Jean G. (Mac, deceased) McCain of UT, John F. (Gena, deceased)Greenhalgh of UT, Paul L. (Gail) Greenhalgh of ID, Gayla A. (Kay) McMurtrey of Idaho Falls, ID, and Dave E. (Rochelle) Greenhalgh of Idaho Falls, ID; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Adam Greenhalgh, and his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., both times at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to American Legion Post 56 ,485 Constitution Way, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402.

Military Rites will be performed by the Bonneville County Veterans Memorial Team and Idaho Honor Guard.

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




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Published by Post Register on Jul. 17, 2021.
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Sending my love to you and Robert and your whole family today to comfort you all in the loss of your father. Praying that the Lord's peace will reign abundantly in your heart, Margaret. I only met your father a couple of times. What I am thankful for is that he and his fellow comrads-in-arms waited at the cemetary on a very cold day to provide military honors and graveside services for Louie. It was an act of fidelity and love which I shall never forget.
Sharon Stanley
Family
July 23, 2021
We knew Jim through our association with the American Legion. He was such a great supporter of the mission of that organization, that of serve to our veterans and their community. He has left his footprints in our hearts. Prayers to his family as they are saying their earthly goodbyes.
Art & Toni Gimpel
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July 21, 2021
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