James Wade Macy
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James Wade Macy, (Jim), 83, a USMC Vietnam Veteran, died peacefully at his residence in Anacortes, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 12, 1938, in Joliet, IL, the son of Calvin and Marie Macy. Jim had two siblings: Cal and Marjorie. He graduated from the U of C, Long Beach, CA in Civil Engineering; served in USMC and upon honorable discharge, he took up civilian employment in the Power and Oil Construction Industry in California. His work included travels to Canada and the Netherlands. Jim met the love of his life, Linda Stanett Lewis in Los Angeles, CA in January of 1960 and they married on September 2, 1962, in Winterhaven, CA. They had three children. Jim, Linda and his family, finally settled in the State of Washington in 1975. Jim traveled to many countries and worked on construction projects with Snelson-Anvil Engineering & Construction. Jim enjoyed flying small aircrafts but his biggest enjoyment was in fishing and being outdoors. A wonderful husband, father and grandfather, who encouraged pursuits of education and love of family. Jim also enjoyed his many nephews and nieces and his favorite question to them was: "Want to go fishing?" Jim was predeceased by his parents, siblings, and grandson, Steve B Hancock. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Linda; their children: Jodi Ford, Donald (Tammy) and Jim; grandchildren: Dylan (Dyllan), Kyle (Lindsey), Landon, and Jonathan Macy; and great grandchildren: Stella Macy, Torey and Tanner Hancock. Close family members: Bud (Karen) Lewis, Ron (Wilma) Bayek, Molly Hartley and Gene Ford. We think about you always and the wonderful years of family being together and hold you close within our hearts to guide us through our lives. A funeral service will be held for Jim, 1 p.m., Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Evans Funeral Chapel followed by graveside service with military honors at Grand View Cemetery. To share memories of Jim, please sign the online guestbook at www.evanschapel.com