James “Jim” or “Jimmy” Stevens, 55, passed away in his Grand Coulee, Washington, home on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. The son of Charles and Geraldine Stevens, Jim was born May 2, 1957, in Denver, Colo., graduated from high school in Marietta, Georgia, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. During college Jim was a member of the ROTC and afterward was proud to have served his country with the U.S. Army Reserves. A passionate student of military history, Jim was particularly interested in the European Theater of Operations during Word War II. He had run the Peach Tree Road Race which is held annually in Atlanta, Georgia, was an avid gun collector and loved cats.
Jim is survived by his parents Charles and Geraldine Stevens of Canfield, Ohio; brother Carl Stevens of Silver Spring, Maryland; sister Kristine K. Stevens Beeco of Savannah, Georgia; one niece and one nephew.
“Jim’s entire family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the Grand Coulee community for the selfless support they’ve shown Jim during these last two years.”
Please make any donations in Jim’s name to the Moses Lake Grant County Humane Society, P.O. Box 75 Moses Lake, WA 98837, (509) 762-9616.
Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee, WA is honored to be assisting Jim’s family. An online register book for Jim is available at www.stratefuneralhome.com.