James W. Hargrove III, of Valparaiso, passed away peacefully Monday, April
He was born May 27, 1941 in Buddtown, N.J., the son of Helen and James
Hargrove Jr., who preceded him in death.
On June 5, 1966, he married Patricia Kehm, who survives in Valparaiso.
He is also survived by children, James W. (Julianne) Hargrove IV, of
Bremerton, Wash. and Cynthia Elizabeth (Raymond) Hourani of San Diego, Calif.
and grandchildren, Jeffrey, Ashley, Michael and Trevor Hargrove and Raymond
Also surviving are sisters, Barbara (Norman) Gerber, Helen (late Lester)
Dandey, Nancy (Skip) Clayton and Alice Hargrove, all of N.J.; a brother, Ted
(Gertie) Hargrove of Tenn. many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and
Jim proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1959-1970. He was retired from
Portage Electric Supply Co. and Sears Parts & Repair services. He was a
member of American Legion Post 502 in South Haven. He loved traveling to see
his children and grandchildren, gardening, festivals and parades.
Family will receive friends at Christ Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 2610
N. Campbell, Valparaiso Saturday, April 21 from 10 -11 a.m. with Memorial
Service/Luncheon at 11 a.m. Cremation is scheduled and his ashes will be
scattered in San Diego, Calif. at a later date.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial donations may be made to Porter County Special Olympics or the
American Lung Assoc. Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love
Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton. Phone 926-1309.