James Arthur Chappell, 63, died Dec. 23, 2005 at the Kadlec Medical Center in Richland, Wash.
Jim was born to Hazel (Bennett) and George Chappell at Butte on Jan. 17, 1942.
He attended high school at Troy and graduated in 1959. On Feb. 17, 1961, he married Alice Irene Melior of Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Jim spent the majority of his life in the automotive business managing dealerships throughout the Northwest until he retired in 2000.
He enjoyed life in the fast lane racing cars, snowmobiles and boats. He loved the outdoors, camping, fishing and boating.
Jim was considered a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather to his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother Larry.
He is survived by his wife Alice; sister Betty Jean Ferraro; daughters Terrie Weber and Toni Fulcher; granddaughters Krista and Megan Weber; grandsons Nicholas Weber and Carson Fulcher; and great grandson Preston Weber.
Services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005 at the Einan's Funeral Home in Richland, Wash.