R. James “Jimmy” Cline, 83, resided at the home of Melvin and Margaret Baker in Shippensburg. Jim passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, in the Chambersburg Hospital.
He was born April 30, 1936, in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. Jim was a son of the late Earl J. and Fannie G. (Minnich) Cline.
He was a lifelong member of the Mount Pleasant United Brethren Church, Chambersburg, where he was a faithful usher and greeter each week. Jim enjoyed helping people with handicaps into the building.
After his mother’s death in 1962, Jim went to live with his sister, Margaret and husband, Melvin Baker. He obtained employment as a farm hand with Roy and Delores Witter until their deaths. Jim retired from Crider Meats on March 26, 2011. He always enjoyed the outdoors, working in the family’s large garden and putting together jigsaw puzzles.
Jim is survived by one sister, Margaret (Melvin) Baker, and 10 nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl, Morris and Lester Cline.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, March 18, 2020, in the Remembrance Chapel at Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Shippensburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the P.A.P. Foundation in Memory of Jimmy Cline, P.O. Box 540, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257.
Online condolences may be made to: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.