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Updated: 01/29/2014 02:52:01PM

James L. Sailors

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James “Jim” L. Sailors, 86, Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of LaFontaine, Ind., passed away at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Port Charlotte Hospice Home in Port Charlotte, Fla.

He was born to Russell and Mary K. (nee Hunt) Sailors, March 9, 1927, in LaFontaine.

Jim was formerly married to Bette Cook, who passed away May 31, 2005. He was an owner of Unique Printing & Labels Inc. formerly in Indianapolis, Ind., now in Greenfield, Ind. Jim served his country in the United States Army and was a member of the United Methodist faith. He also loved to travel all over the world and enjoyed being with his family.

Jim is survived by two daughters, Mrs. James (Terri) Vogel of Knightstown, Ind., and Mrs. Greg (Dixie) Adamson of Pittsboro, Ind.; brother, Allen “Bud” Sailors of LaFontaine; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Russell and Bruce Sailors; brother, Dean Sailors; sister, Ellen Cravens; his wife, Betty; and his parents, Russel and Mary Sailors.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at the funeral home. Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, IN 46940, officiating the service will be Pastor Guy Provance. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery in LaFontaine. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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