James L. Prentice
James “Jim” L. Prentice, 70, of Illiopolis, died at 11:06 am, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his home. He was born August 29, 1947 in Charleston, Illinois to Joseph and Martha Prentice.
Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Prentice (Geff Gibson) of Riverton; three grandchildren, Christopher, Samantha, and Joeseph Downs; one brother, Gary Prentice; one sister in law, Jean Prentice and four nieces, Ellen, Michelle, Melissa and Allison; dear friends, Matt and Christina Ward and their two daughters, Alex and Samantha, Rhonda And Dave Purcell and Chase Miller.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Christine Prentice and one brother Randy Prentice.
Jim was a United States Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Lake Fork Sportsman Club, was an avid sportsman, and enjoyed hunting. He worked for Specialty Paint in Decatur.
Memorial Gathering: 4-7 pm Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home- Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.