James D. Gaither, age 84

James D. Gaither, age 84


James D. Gaither, age 84, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Golden Guardians, Corydon, Indiana. Jim was born June 9, 1932 at Leitchfield, Kentucky to the late Gentry T. and Alma G. Kerr Gaither, Sr.

He was retired manager of the Ramsey Water Company, former proprietor of the Gaither Trading Center, Crandall, member of the Crandall Masonic Lodge No 591 F&AM, Scottish Rite of Indianapolis and Crandall United Methodist Church.

Also preceding him in death were brothers Delmar and Paul Gaither.

Surviving are his wife the former Jewell B. Davis Gaither.

Daughters: Patricia K. Bill of Corydon, IN

Shirley J. Bryant (Clark) of Corydon, IN

Christine E. McMahel of New Salisbury, IN

Janice M. VanWinkle (Donald) of Depauw, IN

Brothers: Gentry T. Gaither, Jr. of Sun City, Arizona

Michael Gaither (Carol) of Corydon, IN

Charles Gaither (Ellen) of Nineveh, IN

Roger Gaither (Donna) of Louisville, KY

Sister-in- law: Marlene Gaither of Georgetown, IN

Grandchildren: Greg; Ashley VanWinkle, Ryne; Kelsie McMahel, Brandy Robertson & Carrie Bill

Great Grandchildren: Hunter & Lillian Robertson & Tyler McMahel

Funeral 11 A. M. Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Visitation 3 – 8 P.M. Monday and after 9 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Masonic rites at 7 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.