James Allen Collinsworth, of Pitman, N.J., age 78 passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at home. Jim was born in Kentucky, was employed at Owens Illinois, Glassboro for 30 years. An army veteran from 1956-1959, he was also an avid bowler and golfer. Jim was one of the first E.M.T. and ambulance driver for Pitman. Jim came to Pitman from Kentucky in 1956, met Ruth his loving wife and knew Pitman was his home and never left.
Survived by wife Ruth (Reeves) of 58 years, son James II (Karen Lynch), grandchildren James III and Victoria, son David (Deborah), grandchildren Christie Locchetto, Grabrielle, David Jr., & Kyle, greatgrandchildren Sofia and Emma, son Gregg, sisters Barbara Myers of Ohio, Brenda Kay of Kentucky, brother Thomas Collins (Mary) of Tennessee, brother-in-law George Reeves (Charlotte), sister-in-law Barbara Barcelo (James), brother-in law William Reeves(Kathleen), many nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family. No flowers please, just your prayers. Memories may be shared at www.kelleyfhpitman.com.