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)
Sister & brother-in-law, Beth (Tim) Tucker
Sister-in-law, Margaret McClane
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.