RICHFIELD SPRINGS – James D. Domion, 70, whose multiple careers ranged from farming to logging-truck driver, died Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown.
Jim was born in Cooperstown on May 4, 1947, to Philip and Janice Domion. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from RSCS, 1965.
Jim enjoyed careers including farming, tractor-trailer owner/operator, construction, log truck driver and farm equipment sales and service. Jim possessed great knowledge and ability to build or fix almost anything.
He had many hobbies and interests over the years including archery, motorcycling, reloading and knife collecting. He also enjoyed “BS’ing” with his friends, snoozing with his dogs and a walk in the woods.
Jim is survived by his wife of 31 years, Kristin (Petersen), children: Jamie (Tom) Bluntzer of Lacey, Wash., Joelle (Tom Sarafin) of North Pitcher, and Clayton of Richfield Springs; grandchildren Kyra Widrig, Chris and Laurelae Bluntzer; sisters, Connie (Ray) Nassar, Joan Lahr, sister-in-law Jean Domion. Also Jim had many more family members and friends and furry creatures whom he loved very much.
Jim was predeceased by his parents as well as brothers: Eddie, Monte, and Sonny Domion and Lonnie McIntosh and sister Barbara Huyck.
Family and friends whose lives Jim touched are asked to join family in celebrating his life 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Vets’ Club, Lake Street.
To send online condolences visit www.ottmanfuneralhome.com
Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home.