James D. (Jim)


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James D. (Jim) Mercer

Jul 15 1958 - Mar 06 2005

James D. (Jim) Mercer passed away March 6, 2005, after an amazing 2 ½ year battle with brain cancer. He was born July 15, 1958, in Denver, CO. Jim was an inspiration to everyone around him for his never ending positive attitude & sense of humor throughout his illness. He enjoyed golfing, spending time with his family & watching TV with his loyal companion Buttercup on his lap. Jim enjoyed a 20 year career with JCPenney & was last employed with Playtex Apparel. He is survived by his wife, Trish, daughters, Erin and Paige; parents, Jim & Marilyn Mercer; sister, Caroline & husband, William Jones; uncle, Stanley Voecks; aunt, Marilyn Mitchell; in-laws, David & Norma Francel; sister in law, Melanie & husband, Danny Tevlin; nieces, Danielle & Stephanie Jones; nephew, David Tevlin; & Buttercup the Basset Hound. Special thanks to Dr. Fink & Vanessa, hospice nurses Jan & Cathy & all of his friends & family for their love & support during his illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at Preston Meadow Lutheran Church, 6801 Coit Rd. in Plano. The family will receive friends for visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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