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James A. "Jim" Stoops

May 8, 1927 — May 22, 2014

James A. "Jim" Stoops, 87, of Harrisville, passed away early Thursday morning May 22, 2014 at his residence.

Born May 8, 1927 in Boyers, he was the son of the late Albert C. and Nellie V. Dickey Stoops.
He was a graduate of Grove City High School.

Jim worked many years at Cooper Energy Services in Grove City. He worked on the erection floor and tool room and retired in 1989.

He was a member of Harrisville United Methodist Church.

Jim proudly served his country with the United States navy during WWII and the Korean War.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and traveling. He was an avid Steelers, Pirates and Nascar fan.

He was a member of the Harrisville American Legion Post 852, Harrisville Dear Hunters Association, Harrisville Archery Club, Grove City Archery Club, Cooper-Bessmer Bowling League and Pearson Racing Team.

On December 6, 1947, he married the former Lois A. Campbell and she preceded him in death on September 19, 2009.

Surviving are two sons; J. David Stoops of Harrisville, and Gary L. Stoops and his wife Mary of Grove City; three brothers, Donald L. Stoops and his wife Doris of Florida, David L. Stoops and his wife Kathleen of Harrisville, and Francis E. Stoops of Boyers; one sister Jean Betros and her husband Bill of Boyers; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Family and friends welcome from 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Saturday at Jamison Funeral Home, 117 N. Main St. Harrisville where funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. with the Rev. Robert McCreight, Pastor of North Liberty Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment will follow at Annandale Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Harrisville United Methodist Church P.O. Box 424 Harrisville, PA 16038.

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

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