James H. Stearns

Born: Sun., Nov. 2, 1930
Died: Mon., Sep. 27, 2021


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 01, 2021
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., Oct. 01, 2021
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

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James H. Stearns, 90, of Warren, PA, passed away on Monday, September 27, 2021, at his residence, following a recent illness. Jim was born November 2, 1930, in Corry, PA, the son of the late Ray and Grace Rapp Stearns. He has been a lifelong area resident and a 1948 graduate of the Warren High School. He served in the US Air Force. Jim was employed at the Warren State Hospital as a Purchasing Agent for 35 years, from which he retired. Jim was an avid trap shooter and was a member of the former Cornplanter Gun Club, the Randolph Gun Club, the Busti Trap Club, and Kalbus Gun Club. He and his grandson spent countless hours traveling and shooting at many local, state, and national events. He will be missed by many who knew and loved him. Jim is survived by his son, Christopher Stearns and his wife Karen of Warren, PA, a grandson, Aaron Stearns and his wife Carissa of Warren, PA, a granddaughter, Melissa Stearns and her fiancé Christopher Robinson of Raleigh, NC; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death on November 8, 1998, by his wife, Patricia Smith Stearns; and a great-granddaughter, Deserae Stearns. Friends will be received at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penna. Ave. East, Warren, on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 10 am until 12 noon, at which time a funeral service will be held, with Rev. Bill Beaty, pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com

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Peggy Bullock
   Posted Wed September 29, 2021
Family of Jim,
So sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. I worked for Jim for several years in Purchasing at WSH until his retirement. Saw him several times at the Peppermill after that, but not in the last couple of years. May God grant you peace and comfort in your loss and grief.

   Posted Wed September 29, 2021

Small Spathiphyllum was sent by Smitty .

My Friend Chris and your family, both Bev and I our deeply sorry for your loss.

steve wilkins
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021
Chris and family: I'm so very sorry for the loss of your dad! He and shot together for many years and whenever he would see me he would never miss a chance to come over and say hi. I always looked forward to visiting with him. Our loss and Gods gain, I will miss him.

Norma Hoffman
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021
sorry to hear about Jim. He was a great friend to Al and myself. Had many great times at all the trap shoots and all the other get togethers we had with him. Norma Hoffman

Brian Fowler
   Posted Thu September 30, 2021
Sorry for the passing of Jim.

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