James “Jim” Andrew died April 3, 2011, in Snohomish, Wash. He was 77.
He was born March 26, 1934, in Barnett, Mo., and grew up on a wheat farm. He served in the Marine Corps for three years during the Korean War and was a machinist for 40 years. He was a member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association, serving in 1990 as chaplain in the local chapter and as a public relations officer for a period of time with the state chapter. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, was an active member of his local church and performed missionary work.
He is survived by wife Betty Andrew of Lake Stevens, Wash., whom he married May 24, 1955 in Ely, Nev.; sons Douglas Andrew of Enumclaw and Leslie Andrew and wife Jeannette of Snohomish; brother Bill Andrew and wife Sally of Milton, Wash.; sisters Evelyn Wilson and husband Bob of Great Bend, Kan., and Lorena Hoodenpyle of Paige, Ariz.; sister-in-law Marian Beltz of Lake Stevens; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 16 siblings.
A memorial service took place at 1 p.m. Friday, April 8, at Snohomish Faith Assembly of God in Snohomish and an inurnment service is planned for 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Evergreen Memorial Park in Enumclaw.
Memorials may be made to Providence Hospice of Snohomish County, 2731 Wetmore Ave., No. 500, Everett, Wash. 98201 or the Christian Motorcyclist Association, Run for the Sun, P.O. Box 9, Hatfield, Ariz. 71945
All are invited to sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home.