STERLING – James E. Scoles, 68, of Sterling, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home.
James was born June 3, 1945, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Raymond and Gwen Scoles. He had worked in retail for 45 years. He served in the Army. James enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, and joking around with friends.
Survivors include one daughter, Katie Olds, and one son, James (Kolesha Shepard) Scoles, both of Sterling; two brothers, Ronnie Scoles of California and Sonny Scoles of Waterloo; and two grandchildren, Landyn and Kaydence.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Judy.
Cremation rites have been accorded. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.
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