James  Gasper


James "Jim" Ronald Gasper passed away at 1:13 a.m. August 13, 2019, at OSF hospital in Danville, Ill., surrounded by his two children and wife of 33 years.
Born March 11, 1957, in San Bernadino, Calif., to Alice Louise Ratliff-Gasper and John Orville Gasper. Both proceeded him in death.
Jim is survived by his wife, Joanne; children, Lacey (Brandi) Hillard of Indianapolis, and Zachary (Jasmine) Gasper of Danville.
Jim also leaves behind three special grandbabies, Zaeden, Liam and Asher; his brother, John (Rita) Gasper of Monte Vista, Colo., and many special family members and friends.
Jim loved working on cars, assembling/collecting model cars, roller skating, dancing, making jokes, music, decorating for the holidays and spending time with family/friends.
Jim was cremated and his ashes were distributed amongst his children with the remainder being buried at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville.
A private celebration of Jim's life with be Aug. 24. Per the wishes of the family, it will be shared with those closest to Jim.
He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
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Published on August 14, 2019
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