James S. “Jim” Jarvis
August 31, 1928 to August 8, 2020
James S. “Jim” Jarvis, 91, of Augusta, Illinois, died at 5:55 a.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Illinois.
He was born on August 31, 1928, near Downing, Missouri, to Aubrey and Frances (Dabney) Jarvis. He married Kathleen Marie “Katie” Toney on November 23, 1954, in Kirksville, Missouri. She preceded him in death on March 18, 2006.
Jim was employed at Elbe Auto Sales in Augusta, Illinois, for many years. He was an active member of the local VFW and American Legion and served, as a volunteer firefighter as well. He was an avid fisherman. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving in Korea from 1951 – 1952.
He is survived by a son, Scott (Diane) Jarvis of Kirksville, Missouri; a daughter, Patricia Ann Westlund of St. Paul, Minnesota; three grandchildren, Brandon Ward, Jedidiah Ward, and Kristi Kingsberg; great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Imogene Wineinger, Dorene Comstock, and Dorothy Comstock.
Cremation has been accorded. There were no services at this time. Burial will be held at a later date in the Downing Cemetery in Downing, Missouri, under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.