James Allen Gristy, 66 of Benld, died at his residence on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 6:46 p.m. He was born on October 22, 1954, in Denver, CO.
He was a supervisor for a cleaning company. James loved jogging, animals, sports, music and family.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret Moats of Springfield; siblings, John (Ruth) Gristy of TN, Bob (Cheryl) Kristy of TN, Tammie (Jim) Ciotti of Springfield, and Brian Moats of Springfield; and his dog, Cici.
James was preceded in death by his dad, Edward Moats, and daughter, Tammy Gritsby.
Private services will be held with burial in Benld Cemetery. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.