James Dellvon

James M. Dellvon, 74, of St. Johns, Michigan, went home to heaven welcomed by His Lord and Savior on October 7, 2014. Jim passed away peacefully following a battle with cancer. During his courageous fight, his attitude was an inspiration and a blessing to all who knew him. Jim was born on November 25, 1939 in Ontonagon, Michigan, the son of Martin and Cora Dellvon. Jim attended Ontonagon High School and then served in the US Navy from 1957-1960 on the USS Hancock. He graduated from Michigan Technological University with honors in 1966. On August 21, 1982 Jim married Sharon S. Crouse at Grove Bible Church. He worked for 28 years for Leaseway Auto Carriers of Lansing as Master Diesel Mechanic retiring in 2001. He also taught Diesel Mechanics part-time at Lansing Community College for 17 years. Jim is survived by his beloved wife Sharon; children David (Elaine) Dellvon of Wausau, Wisconsin; Robert (Deborah) Dellvon of Simi Valley, California; Wendy (Bill) Marrison of St. Johns, Michigan; Richard (Audra) Sweet of Bath, Michigan and William (Heather) Dellvon of Laingsburg, Michigan; sister Joan Dellvon of Virginia Beach, Virginia and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother William Dellvon. The family will receive friends and relatives at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E Washington in DeWitt, on Friday, October 10, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday October 11at the church. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 11, at Grove Bible Church, 6990 E. Price Rd. in St. Johns with Pastor Tim Van Loh officiating. Burial will follow at Stilson Cemetery in St. Johns. Memorial contributions may be given to Grove Bible Church in memory of Jim.