A funeral service for James Joseph “Jim” Livers, 65, will be held at 2 p.m. , Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Wheatland United Methodist Church in Wheatland. Inurnment will be at the Wheatland Cemetery.
Jim died Friday, March 8, 2013 at the Kindred Transitional and Rehabilitation Center in Cheyenne of natural causes.
He was born July 4, 1947 in Grand Island, Neb., the son of Christopher W. and Charldean F. (Holloway) Livers. He was the middle of five children.
Jim graduated from high school in Stapleton, Neb. in 1965. He and Marilyn Johnson married in October 1969, after meeting at Central Bible College in Springfield, Mo. In 1972 they moved to Wheatland, where his parents were pastoring the Assembly of God Church. Jim and Marilyn had two children and raised them in Wheatland. He worked in construction and built onto his home twice. He later worked for the Wyoming State Highway Department for 12 years before his health worsened.
He took up his father’s hobby of fishing at an early age. He loved the outdoors and hunting. He gave his life to the Lord at a young age and served as a Sunday school teacher, a youth leader and a deacon in the churches he attended.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Marilyn, of Wheatland; daughter, Deborah of Philadelphia; son, Timothy of Cheyenne; brother, Glenn of Lincoln, Neb. , John of Cheyenne and Kent of Wheatland.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ruth Hassler.
A memorial to the Kennedy’s Disease Association, P.O. Box 1105, Coarsegold, CA 92614-1105 would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.gormanfh.com.