INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Gavin, age 62, passed April 4, 2020 in Indianapolis. He was born May 20, 1957, in Hartford City to Richard and Susie Gavin.
Jim graduated in 1975 from Madison-Grant High School and later received a degree in instrumentation and industrial technology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.
He worked in the oil fields for Exxon and Sepco oil companies and was a union millwright, retiring in 2019.
Jim’s family includes his daughter, Loreal Gavin of Louisville, Ken.; mother, Susie Gavin of Marion; three sisters, Tanya Lytle of Waynesville, N.C., Pamela Sue Gavin of Indianapolis and JoLynn Gavin of Atlanta, Ga.; and a niece.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Gavin; paternal grandparents, Ernest and Dorothy Gavin; and maternal grandparents, Clyde and Cecile Williams.
Due to health precautions, a private funeral for immediate family took place on April 10, 2020 at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood. Burial followed in Knox Chapel Cemetery.
A memorial service will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to St Vincent Hospice of Indianapolis through the funeral home – P.O. Box 20, Elwood, IN 46036.