James L. Munson, of Arkport

ARKPORT-James L. Munson, 67, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2017) at his home in Arkport.

Born in North Hornell on Aug. 12, 1949, he was a son of the late Joseph and Luna Henry Munson. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his wife, Jeanne;
his brother, John Munson and his brother-in-law, Robert Chura.

A graduate of Arkport Central School, Jim was a former resident of Mills, Wyoming and was employed as an equipment operator for the Black Thunder Mines in Gillette, Wyoming. He returned to reside in Arkport about five years ago.

His loving family includes his sister, Mary Ann Chura of Hornell; his sister-in-law, Shirley Munson of Canaseraga; also several nieces and a nephew.

The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell is honored to serve the family of James L. Munson.

Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. Monday (Feb. 6, 2017) at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell where a funeral service will be held in his memory following the calling hours at 4 p.m. Monday with Pastor Pam Carey officiating.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Heritage Hill Cemetery in Arkport.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his memory to the Bishopville United Methodist Church, 8528 Bishopville Road, Arkport, N.Y. 14807. Envelopes for memorial contributions will be available at the funeralhome.

Online condolences or remembrances of Jim are welcomed at www.bishopandjohnsonfuneralhome.com.