September 2, 2014

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James "Jim" Cartwell Orme, 75 Print E-mail

James “Jim” Cartwell Orme, 75, of Foster passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at home surrounded by family.

He was born on May 4, 1937 to Hervie and Dorothy Orme in Orangeburg, Mason Co., Ky. Jim had a passion for horses and his career as a heavy-equipment operator and mechanic until retiring in 1991. He was able to enjoy 21 years of retirement with his family before passing. Jim was a loving father, husband, grandfather, and friend to all.

Surviving are wife, Ruth of 35 years; sons, Jamie (Joni) Stidham, Brian (Bonnie) Orme, James Gregory Orme, Eric Orme, Curtis Orme; daughter, Betty Copley; sister, Nancy Thomas; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

The family received friends on Friday, January 18, 2013 at Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mills and funeral services followed.

Memorial donations may be made in lieu of flowers in Jim’s name to Floral Hills Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 5336 Old Taylor Mill Road, Taylor Mill, Kentucky 41015.