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Dee, James M.
James Michael Dee, 70, of Galesburg, died at 6:47 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at home.

Jim was born March 25, 1942 in Galesburg, the son of Howard and Eleanor C. (Whitman) Dee. He married Coleen Bybee. Jim is survived by his wife, Coleen of Galesburg; 2 sons, Lance Michael (Laura) of Galesburg and Thomas (Maria) of Sacramento, CA; and 2 sisters, Pamela M. Dunnigan and Kathy Rangel both of Galesburg. He is also survived by a grandson, Zachary Michael Dee; a step granddaughter, Amanda (Dan) Kemp; 2 step great grandson, Drake Stewart and Tyler Kemp; a niece, Jessica Stout; and 2 nephews, Stefan Rangel and Dane Dunnigan.

Jim worked in the warehouse at G&M Distributors for many years, retiring in 2008. He was a huge NASCAR fan, especially Tony Stewart. Jim also enjoyed working on computers in his free time.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Watson Funeral Home. A Funeral service will follow at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Leigh Nygard will officiate. Memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus.
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