was the son of Arthur A. and Iris Hunt Apsey.
James Frederick Apsey, aged 68, of Mc Gregor, Texas, passed away July 4, 2006, at his home. The Lord took him home after a long, courageous battle with lung cancer. Jim was born March 13, 1938 in Grand Rapids to Arthur and Iris (Hunt) Apsey. He married Christine Allensworth on May 8, 1965 in Fort Wayne, IN. He proudly served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. He moved to Waco, TX in 1983 and worked as a telephone operator for the Waco VA Medical Center for 17 years until his retirement. He spent a total of 32 years in government service. Jim loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed taking pictures of wildlife and wildflowers, and was a skilled craftsman. He liked golf and some sports. He was a great talker, and no one was ever a stranger to him. He is survived by his wife, Christine; four daughters, Kimberly (Paul) Heslin; Dawn Apsey, Kellie (Dusty) Newland, Wendy (Kirby) Ekwall; brothers, Bill (Sharleen) Apsey of Middleville, MI, Art (Cindie) Apsey of Columbia Falls, MT; step-sisters, Sharon Schondelmayer, Linda Morgan, Kathy MacLeod; step-brother, Philip Myers and ten grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Apsey; step-mother, Doris Apsey; mother, Iris Gummo; step-father, Bill Gummo, and brother, Gary Apsey. Services took place on July 8, 2006 at the OakCrest Waco Funeral Home in Waco, TX. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be sent to Christine Apsey at 1007 S Madison St., Apt 28, McGregor, TX 76657. Grand Rapids Press, The (MI) - Sunday, July 23, 2006 CITE THIS RECORD "Grand Rapids Press, The", Michigan, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com/doc/obituaries/obit/151FCE68EFA7A178-151FCE68EFA7A178 : accessed 26 August 2016) James Frederick Apsey