James R. Sapp, 88, of Des Moines, passed away at his home Thursday, March 27, 2014.
James was born Nov. 16, 1925 in Unionville, Iowa. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy Seabees during WWII. James worked on the railroad, later worked for Maytag and retired from the Des Moines Water Works.
James is survived by his wife Erma; sons, Jim, Danny and David; daughters, Linda Kay Darlene Sapp and Linda Mae Sohn; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Arizona Sapp; sister, Waneta I. Shanz; and his son, George N. Sapp.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, April 7 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 S.W. Ninth St. followed by burial at Unionville Cemetery in Unionville, Iowa. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of James.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.