Reinig , James F.
Formerly of Saginaw
Beloved father, son, brother and uncle passed away Friday, September 12, 2008 at his home. Age 59 years. Son of Carl and Dorothy (Ayotte) , Jim was born April 27, 1949 in Saginaw, Michigan. He graduated from Douglas MacArthur High School in 1968 and received an Associates Degree in Automotive Technology from Delta College. Jim served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant in Vietnam from May 26, 1970 to December 2, 1971 and received the Silver Star and the Army Commendation Medal for valor. He was employed at Haxton's Masonary in Yuma, Arizona.
Surviving are two daughters, Mandy , Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania and Megan , Saginaw; his parents, Carl and Dorothy , Freeland; two brothers and five sisters, Joe (Laurie) , Saginaw; Tom , Sanford; Mary (Mark) Schwarck, Saginaw; Judy (Bryan) Jowers, Blytheville, Arkansas; Sue (Bob) Townsend, Freeland; Marsha (Bob) Caylor, Hemlock; Theresa (John) Sheets, Midland; 16 nieces and nephews; 13 great-nieces and nephews; many special friends in Arizona.
Honoring Jim's wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial service will take place 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 22, 2008 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Ed Meyer will officiate with military services conducted by the American Legion Post #439. Friends may call at the funeral home, where the family will be present on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Victory Junction Gang Camp, 4500 Adam's Way, Randleman, NC 27317 (victoryjunction.org), Yuma County Chamber of Commerce Veterans Armed Forces Park, 180 W. First St. Suite A, Yuma, Arizona, 85364 or charity of your choice.