James H. Bluhm
August 19, 2013, 10:41 am by Staff Reports
James H. Bluhm, 73, of Marble Falls, a friend of Jesus, husband, father, grandfather, uncle, teacher, chemist, community volunteer, youth sports coach, water ski instructor, hunting and fishing guide, and boat chauffeur, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 13.
James was born March 15, 1940 in San Antonio to Homan and Ailene Purcell Bluhm. His family moved to Three Rivers, Texas in 1944. James graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1958.
He earned his degree in Chemistry from Southwest Texas State University in 1962. While teaching science in Floresville, Texas, James earned his Masterís degree in Chemistry. He worked for Texaco from 1965-1999. He founded JB Consulting in 1999 and fully retired in 2004.
He was preceded in death by his parents Homan and Aileen Bluhm. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara, his son, Rob, wife, Pam, and their sons, Brooks and Bryan of League City; his son, Scott, and wife, Aimee of Needville, and brother, Lynn, and his wife, Janis Bluhm of Three Rivers.
The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel, 1805 US 281 North, Marble Falls, Texas. A celebration of life service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive, Marble Falls with Rev. Ellen Ely officiating. Pallbearers are Alan Bluhm, Cory Bluhm, John Ligon, Clay Whitley, Taylor Whitley and Jake Whitley. Honorary Pallbearers are Brooks and Bryan Bluhm.
Family and friends may leave messages of condolence at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com. Memorial donations may be made to Salvation Army or First United Methodist Church.
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