James Earl McPhie "Jim" passed away unexpectedly in the early hours of May 29th, 2019 in his home in Cedar City, Utah. Jim was born on July 28th 1964 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Marilyn and Jerry McPhie.
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Jim was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and spent his youth hunting and fishing and enjoying the outdoors with his Uncle Buck. He always had a love for animals, whether it was hunting them, fishing for them or taking care of them as pets. He also loved baseball, football and tormenting his older sister. Jim graduated from Olympus High School in 1982 where he then went off to work in Kansas as a tile setter. Jim married the love of his life, Bonnie Agren McPhie on October, 29th 1987 and they were sealed in the Manti Temple on October, 29th 1988. Jim and Bonnie moved from Price, Utah to Cedar City, Utah in 1997. Together they had 3 beautiful daughters, 3 incredible grandsons and a granddaughter on the way.
Jim was employed by the Natural Gas Company for nearly 35 years where he established many incredible friendships and was an active volunteer in the community. He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he held many callings, his favorite of which included Scout Master and working with the youth. Jim spent all of his spare time at the lake, he enjoyed taking friends and family fishing any chance he got. Everyone knew how much Jim enjoyed fishing but his true passion in life was being a Grandpa and all of his grand kids thought the world of him. He was an incredible husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend. He was always willing to help anyone and everyone in need. He was considered a "jack of all trades" and used his skills to benefit everyone around him.
Jim was preceded in death by his Mother, Marilyn McPhie. He is survived by his beautiful wife of 32 years, Bonnie Agren McPhie. Daughters; Dani Bentley (Blair), Jaimee Robinson (Marcus), and Morgan McPhie. Grandsons; Quade Robinson, Dash Bentley, and Cole Robinson. Father; Jerry McPhie (Kaye). Sister; Renae McGinn
A viewing will be held Friday, May 31st at the church on 638 East Canyon Center Drive from 6:30pm - 8:30pm and Saturday, June 1st from 10am -11:30am with the funeral to follow at 12:00 noon.
Funeral Services will also be held at The Fiddlers Canyon Stake Center 638 E. Canyon Center Dr. Cedar City, Utah 84721
Services will be under the direction of Affordable Funeral Services, 2002 N Main St, Cedar City, Utah 84721 (435)586-3456