Passed away August 13, 2015, in Lansing. He was born July 24, 1933, in Louisville, KY, to Caddis and Martha (Thornhill) Grugett.
Jim was a Veteran of the United States Army, and later went on to attend the University of Miami and Mott J.C. He worked for MDOT for 34 years as a graphic artist. Jim was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, loved to golf, watch movies, and entertain us with his unique sense of humor.
Jim is survived by his children: Renee (Craig) Cullimore, Jim (Jennifer) Grugett; grandchildren: Rachel, Chase, Brianna and Bryce; a sister, Bette (Phillip) Winkelstern; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lucille Grugett; and special companion, Jean Paulson.
There will be a memorial visitation held 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., Friday, August 28, 2015, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church.