James “Jim” E. Conn, 76, of Kokomo passed away at 6:28 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Waterford Place Healthcare Center in Kokomo.
Born on November 25, 1936 in Royal Center, he was the son of the late Don Conn, Sr. and Geraldine (Chapman) Conn. On September 3, 1954 he married June Nicoll, she survives.
He was a 1954 Royal Center High School graduate.
Jim was a retired farmer. He also had been employed as a bus driver at Walt Disney World in Orlando where he retired in 2009.
He was a member of Baptist Christian Church in Royal Center and was an avid sports fan.
Survivors include his wife, June Conn of Kokomo, son, James J. Conn (Chris) of Remington, daughters, Chandra Collins (Steve) of Kokomo, Marsha Morphet of Logansport, Angela Douglass (Neil) of Kewanna and Cindy McIntire (Norman) of Jacksonville, Florida, brother, Don “Oss” Conn, Jr., of Royal Center. Jim is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by grandson, Jason Conn and sister, Rebecca Raymer.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 4, 2013 at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Homes, 304 S. Chicago St., Royal Center with Pastor Dirk Raderstorf officiating.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the funeral home and also one hour prior to the service on Monday.
Burial will be at Kistler Cemetery in Royal Center.
Online condolences and personal remembrances may be made to www.ransfuneralhomes.com.