James E. “Jim” Shell, 79, of North Port, Fla., passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
He was born April 20, 1934, in Greenville, Ala., and moved to this area 15 years ago from Severna Park, Md.
Jim was the former owner of JAF Construction in Glen Burnie, Md. He was a member of the Elks, Moose and a lifetime member of the AMVETS. He loved car racing and playing golf. Jim served in the U.S. Army, and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly; daughter, Amy (Michael) Jones of Glen Burnie; sons, Edward (Shelly) Shell of Manassas, Va., and Arthur Shell of Severn, Md.; stepdaughter, Phyllis (Michael) Bushey of Pasadena, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later date at his residence. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to donor’s charity of choice.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.