James Beavers, 65

James Beavers, 65, of rural Collins, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at Maxwell High School gymnasium in Maxwell, Iowa. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time at 3:00 p.m., also at the gym. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. For condolences or questions please visit: www.mitchellfh.com . Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Jim and his family. Phone 641-844-1234.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 43 years, Alice, of rural Collins. Children: Jodi (Scott) Girard of Collins, Iowa, Jennifer (Mike) Gerhart of Rhodes, Iowa, and Michael (Brandy Niles) Beavers of Collins, Iowa. Grandchildren: Ashley, Patrick, Grace, Eliza, and Audrey Girard, Madelyn, Landon and Denton Gerhart and Sydney and Wesley Beavers; his mother: Lorraine Beavers of Collins; siblings: Bev Mills (Cowboy) of Stuart, Iowa, and Frank (LeAnn) Beavers of Colo, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

In death Jim rejoins his father, Reid, and brother, Kenny Beavers.