James O. Modesitt, 64, of Linton, passed away at 11:04 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005 at his residence.
Born March 2, 1941 in Brazil, he was the son of Arthur O. and Wanetta (Lovett) Modesitt. On Nov. 7, 1959 he married Marylnn Kay (Walters) Modesitt.
He worked as a department supervisor at Logan Clay Products in Brazil and as a Correctional Sargent at the Branchville Training Center in Tell City.
Survivors include: his wife Marylnn Modesitt of Linton; two sons, Jimmy Dale Modesitt of Linton and Jeffrey Allan Modesitt of Brazil; two daughters, Marla Kay Modesitt-Houchin and Melissa Lynn Crouse, both of Linton; a sister-in-law Stella Modesitt of Tell City; a brother-in-law Duane Kowitz of Brazil; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Robert Wayne Modesitt, and a sister Bonnie Jean Kowitz.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel, with Harold Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call on Friday from noon until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bloomington Hospice through the funeral home.