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James Howard "Jim" Firestone1,2,3

Male
b. 1 May 1928, d. 8 May 2011


Father Raymond A. "Dutch" Firestone1 b. 20 December 1903, d. 14 March 1986
Mother Violet Nancy Donathan1 b. 26 July 1905, d. 13 July 1994
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Family Anna Mae Young-Cloud b. 16 September 1929
Marriage* 5 September 1953  Principal=Anna Mae Young-Cloud2 
Children  1. Ronald Dean Firestone
  2. Donald Gene Firestone
  3. Nancy Katherine Firestone b. 20 Apr 1957
  4. James Creg Firestone b. 9 Feb 1966

Note*   From Anna M. Firestone: "My husband (James H.) went into the navy then to college in Okmulgee, OK (where his mother and the Donathan family originaly lived) graduated with an associate degree in Structural Steel Drafting that he used for 58 years in his career."2 
Birth* 1 May 1928  Wewoka, Seminole Co., OK1,3,4,2 
Census* 1930  1930 Federal Census, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie County, Shawnee, Ward 5, ED: 63-50, Series: T626, Roll: 1928, Page: 242A, April 16
Sheet 23A, 112 North Rich Street
(enumerated with father, Raymond Firestone)
003, 435, 519, Firestone, James H, Son, , , R, No, M, W, 1 11/12, S, , No, , Oklahoma, Missouri, Oklahoma, , 86, , , , , , None, , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1940  1940 Federal Census, Louisiana, Caddo Parrish, Police Jury Ward 9, ED: 0-103, Series: T627, Roll: 1389, Page: 13A, April 15
Sheet 14A, Rodissa Ida Highway
(enumerated with father, Raymond Firestone)
30, 301, , , No, Firestone, James H, Son, 2, M, W, 11, S, Yes, 4, 4, Oklahoma, 86, , Kilgore, Gregg, Texas, No, 8761, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,5 
Education* circa 1946  Ida High School, Ida, Caddo Parish, LA2 
Marriage* 5 September 1953  Principal=Anna Mae Young-Cloud2 
(Witness) Marriage July 1954  Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA, Principal=Margaret Duncan, Principal=Raymond Bernard Firestone6,2 
Death* 8 May 2011  Ashley Health and Rehab, Rogers, Benton Co., AR2,4,3 
News/Obit* 10 May 2011  James Howard Firestone

ROGERS - James Howard Firestone, 83, of Rogers died May 8, 2011, at Ashley Health and Rehab in Rogers. He was born in Wewoka, Okla., on May 1, 1928, to the late Raymond and Nancy Violet (Donothan) Firestone.

James was a resident of Northwest Arkansas over 35 years. He retired after 24 years from pb2 Architects and Engineers (formerly Perry Butcher and Associates). He served in the U.S. Navy as a seaman aboard the USS Duluth and the USS Bremerton. He was honorably discharged and received the World War II Victory Medal.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Anna M. Firestone, of the home; children, Nancy Jones and husband Lauren of Broken Arrow, Okla., James Creg Firestone and wife Vicki of Conway; grandchildren, Zachary Jones and wife Amanda, Matthew Firestone and Megan Firestone.

No services are planned.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.

Arrangements are by Rollins Funeral Home of Rogers.

Published in the Rogers Morning News and the Benton County Daily Record, (AR) - May 10, 2011
3 
Burial* after 10 May 2011  Benton County Memorial Park, Rogers, Benton Co., AR2 

Citations
  1. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1538] Firestone, Anna.
  3. [S323] News Bank.
  4. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  5. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S436] Zaba Search, online http://www.zabasearch.com/.


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