Jim worked on farms in his youth, owned two restaurants in the past, and ran a blacktop and snow plowing business. He cherished his family. His daughter Nicole and his grandchildren were his life. Jim loved family get togethers, the Erie County fair, and Elvis.
James is survived by his daughter, Nicole (Brian) Frost of Attica, his brother John (Georgette) Cowie of Batavia, sisters Llana Cowie of Batavia, Sheri (Mark) Whyle of Lancaster, his grandchildren Hailey, Sara, Aiden Frost, along with many nieces and nephews.
There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s, https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=header-btn-donate-now. To leave an online message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.