James D. Himes, 80

James D. Himes, 80, Punxsutawney, formerly of Ringgold, Passed away Nov. 23, 2011, at home.

He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Ringgold, the son of the late Lennie and Hazel (Reed) Himes.

Sept. 11, 1954, he married Maxine Minnich who survives.

Mr. Himes was a former member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church; a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War; and a retired employee of Season-All in Punxsutawney.

In addition to his wife he is survived by a son, Brian Himes of Punxsutawney; a daughter, Lorita Snyder and husband Richard of Punxsutawney; two grandchildren, Heather Haverilla and husband Dan, and Scott Guidash; five sisters, Bonnie Minich of Ringgold, Velma Smouse of DuBois, Lucy Vandervort of Titusville, Lois Richards of Erie, and Doris Kunselman of Ringgold.

In addition to his parents Mr. Himes was preceded in death by four sisters, Betty Powell, Elsie Yeager, Mary Louise Himes, and Catherine Himes; and three brothers, Frank Himes, Martin Himes and Alton Anthony.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Deeley Funeral Home in Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Joan Rousseaux officiating.

Interment will be at the Ringgold Cemetery.

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