He left us after two years to finish his bachelor’s degree at Tri-State College in Angola, Ind. He then earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve. His career was spent at Anheuser Busch in St. Louis, retiring as senior research director.
In retirement, Jim was named a Master Gardener and volunteer at the Missouri Botanical Garden. He is quoted as saying, “The sky is high and the Earth is wide. I realize the infinity of nature.”
Jim died Nov. 28, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; and children Stanley and Sylvia, to whom the class sends good thoughts for their accomplished husband and father.