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1941 James 2022

James Otis Runyon

May 29, 1941 — November 6, 2022

North Salt Lake, UT

James Otis Runyon, born May 29, 1941, quietly passed away at his home on November 06, 2022.  Jim was the only son of Charles and Hazel Runyon.  He was married to Fernetta Terrell on July 1, 1961.  Jim worked 45 years in the retail and wholesale grocery business before he semi-retired to work 7 years at Walt Disney World.  In 2010 Jim and Fernetta moved to North Salt Lake, UT to be closer to their family. 

Jim leaves behind his wife Fernetta; children Donna (Alex) Lucero, Cynthia (Gregory) Grigsby, Gregory (Cheryl) Runyon, and Sandra (Richard) Cresse; 19 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren; siblings Faith (Floyd) Porter, Tommy (Jane) Carpenter, and LaVonne Wimberly; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son Stephen, sister Nelma Carpenter, brother-in-law Larry Wimberly, son-in-law Brian Little, and grandson-in-law Joel Burgos. 

Visitation will be held at 12:00 pm and Funeral services at 1:00 pm on December 3, 2022, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.  The interment will be at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Belleville, IL following the service.   

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