James Hamilton Lounsberry of Macomb Township died on Friday, June 8, 2012 at the age of 80 years.
James was born October 5, 1931 in Flint, a son of Eugene and Oneita (nee Metcalf) Lounsberry. James served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. On September 4, 1952, James married Rose Marie Popov in Detroit. In 1969, he retired from Prebore where he was a machine draftsman. James enjoyed traveling, home improvement and gardening. He was an avid woodworker and made several items around their home. James loved steak and potato dinners, watching golf and football on T.V. and reading the “funnies” in the Sunday paper. He was a wonderful loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother and will be greatly missed by his family.
James is survived by his wife, Rose Marie; daughters, Linda Anita Michon of Roseville and Denise Marie Monetta of Eastpointe; granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn (William) Taylor of Warren; great-grandson, William James Taylor; and sister, Diane Sheaffer of Gaylord. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Donald Lounsberry.
A memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Hauss Funeral Home, 47477 Romeo Plank, Macomb with the Rev. John Rock officiating. United States Army Honors will follow the service.
Visitation is Tuesday from 6 p.m. to the 7 p.m. service at the funeral home.
Memorial tributes would be appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, Metro Detroit Region, 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48076.