James C. 'Jim' LaVia
November 13, 1930 - March 4, 2017
James C. LaVia, 86, passed away March 4, 2017, at a local hospital.
Born November 13, 1930 in Clovis, California to parents, Anna M. Miller and Peter C. Lavia. James was a high school graduate who married Marcia Ann LaVia (Vincent) May 1, 1952 in San Diego, Calif. He was also a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corp.
James was an amusement game owner/operator. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, traveling, and auto racing. He was a member of the the Elks, Moose, Lions, and Oregon Amusement Operators Association.
Jim is survived by his wife, Marcia; son, James Duane and wife Jenny; daughter, Karla Ann LaVia; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Sharon Marie LaVia.
A memorial will be held March 18, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. at Conger Morris Chapel, Central Point, Ore. Interment will be at 2:00 p.m. at Siskiyou Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations be made to local food banks or a favorite charity.