James T. Painter, 73, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, May 24, 1949, in Birdsboro, PA, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at his residence in Belleville, IL.
James worked in retail sales for Grandpa’s and Value City. James loved his family, grandchildren and socializing with friends. He loved to garden, grill and fish and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents, Clarence P. and Mildred, nee Evans, Painter
- Nephew, Sean Michael Rose
- Father and Mother-in-law, John W. & Frances Stroud
Surviving are his:
- Wife, Mary Kathryn “Kathy” Painter of Belleville, IL
- Erik Painter (Blair Barkley)
- Jason Painter
- Josh Vick
- Jason Vick
- Caleb Vick
- Kaylee Vick
- Ally Vick
- Beau Vick
- Alexis Painter
- Andre Painter
- Mariah Painter
- Carter Rose
- Keegan Rose
- Sister & brother-in-law, Beth (Tim) Tucker
- Sister-in-law, Margaret McClane
- Kelly Painter
- Angie Vick
- Robin Vick
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorials: If desired, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Kathy I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. Linda Collier
Kathy and family, prayers to you. Jim was a great guy!
Dear Kathy, Ric and I send our heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathy and family, I am so saddened Andy sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. He was such a great guy and I will cherish all the great memories that I have. His love for his family and friends was truly special.
Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Kathy, my deepest condolences to you and your entire family. I always enjoyed time spent with both of you! Jim was just a good guy and he will be thought of often.
Kathy, I am so very sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. May God give you all strength and may he Rest in Peace!
Kathy my condolences on your loss Jim was a great man he will be missed by all.