James Millard Jarvis

July 16, 1940 – June 25, 2021

James Millard Jarvis, 80, of Spencer, passed away Friday, June 25, 2021, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born July 16, 1940, in Mitchell, he was the son of James Madison and Mildred Angeline (Horne) Jarvis.

James retired from Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville and was a 1958 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He loved to bowl and was a member of Club 55 Bowling League. He enjoyed fishing and going to family reunions.

James was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9107.

Survivors include his children, James Michael Jarvis of Spencer, Jennifer Michelle Jarvis of Salem; grandchildren, Zack (Sarah) Ruppel, Noah (Rachel) Ruppel, Elijah Ruppel, Quinn Jarvis, Josh Fisher, and Evan Embry; great-grandchildren, Evelyn James Ruppel and Alexia Elizabeth Edwards; several nieces, nephews, and cousins

His parents; daughter, Lori Jean Jarvis; and siblings, Diana Jean Hobbs, Robert Gordon Jarvis, Mary Josephine Dausch, Patricia Marie Cazee, and Charles William Jarvis, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, at Lawrenceport Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com