Bel Aire resident and former El Dorado resident James “Jim” Coe, died Saturday, December 7, 2019 at his home with his family by his side.
Jim was born on February 20, 1956 in Wichita, KS, the son of Andrew J. and Della Coe. He grew up in Marion, KS and graduated there with the class of 1974.
On December 30, 1977, Jim was united in marriage to Gail Stotts at the Eastmoore United Methodist Church in Marion, KS. They raised their children, Holly and Andrew in El Dorado before moving to Bel Aire.
Jim worked for the State of Kansas and in 1978 started work for Kansas Gas Service which is now One Gas. He retired after working 39 years, the later years as a Senior Technical Analyst in the Engineering Department.
In his spare time, Jim enjoyed camping, vacationing, traveling and Bigfoot related activities. He was always involved in church and enjoyed working in the media department both behind the camera and in the director’s chair. He was a skilled woodworker and enjoyed building furniture for Gail. His most special time was spent with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bruce Coe.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Gail, his children Holly Timmermeyer and her husband Brent of Bel Aire, and Andrew Coe of Little Rock, AR. He is survived by his grandchildren Henry James and AriAnna Timmermeyer. Also surviving are his siblings Becky Cameron and her husband Gary of Klamath Falls, OR, Cathy Patterson and her husband Bill of Berryton, KS, and George Coe and his wife Wanda of Wichita. Sister-in-law’s Jan Coe and Jayma Harbour and her husband Rick, Brother-in-law Jeff Stotts and Mother-in-Law Beverly Stotts also survive Jim. He is survived by nieces Chris Coe and Kathy Coe, and Nephews Rick Harbour, Ryan Harbour and Chad Stiller.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM, at Christ Church, 14242 E. 21th Street North in Wichita, KS 67203.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church for the “Greatest Gift” which is an outreach ministry, locally and around the world. Friends are able to share condolences online with the family at www.carlsoncolonial.com
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