James E. Barckholtz, Jr.
Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 4, 2021 at his home. Age 63 years. The son of the late James E. Barckholtz Sr. and Frances (Belill) Barckholtz, Jim was born May 25, 1957 in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Gail Napora, his loving wife of 41 years, on August 11, 1979. She survives him. Jim was employed at Saginaw Transit for over 30 years until his retirement. Jim will be remembered for his loving and caring manner and taking care of his family.
Surviving besides his wife Gail are two sons and one daughter, Jason Barckholtz, Jennifer Carpenter and Justin Barckholtz; eight grandchildren, Kaitlynn, John, Maddison, Bianca, Brennan, Braxton, Brycen and Jasmine; several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by a brother, Jon Barckholtz.
Honoring Mr. Barckholtz’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned.