James Zoller, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully at his home on September 9, 2023. He was born on July 9, 1928, and lived a life filled with love, laughter, and a passion for service.
Jim had a deep sense of duty from an early age. He left high school to serve in the Army and later transferred to the Air Force. Jim's dedication to protecting his country continued even after his military career ended. He channeled his love for airplanes into a remarkable 31-year journey working for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). His contributions to aviation safety were invaluable and will continue to impact countless lives.
Jim is survived by his sister Ida, who is the remaining sibling of four. Ida will miss her brother dearly but will find solace in treasured memories of their times together. Jim's legacy also lives on in his three daughters: Yvonne Misner, Sheila Hickman, and Katherine Adams. Jim's grandchildren—Joya and Kayla Hickman, Sabrina Davis, Tabitha and Cassandra—
Jim was included as part of Irene's family by Bette and Mac Bsoul, Jay Luepton and their children Trevor, Rory, Sydney Luepton, Zane and Sara Bsoul. They provided Jim with love, care and support.
Jim's departure leaves a void that will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of knowing him.