James W StoddardSeptember 30, 1957 ~ October 15, 2017 (age 60)
Stoddard, James W.
In loving memory of Jim age 60, who was born in Joliet, IL, but raised in New Lenox. Attended Joliet East High School. The son of Vernon and Mary Stoddard. Jim was a Joliet Policeman for over 28 years, retiring as a sergeant. He mentored many people over his lifetime at work and at home.
He is survived by his wife Renee (Snodgrass) Stoddard; brother-in-law Bob Snodgrass; two step sons J K West and Michael Anthony (Sadie) West; Twin grandsons Jaden Michael West and Kale Zachery West; sister Brenda (Wayne) Gear; two brothers Dan (Nancy) Stoddard and Dave (Adrian) Stoddard; nieces Laura (Rich) Mansell, Rachel (Phil) Hensley; Samantha Frigo and Elizabeth Gear; nephews Ryan (Jen) Stoddard, David (Vlora) Stoddard, Adam (Heather) Gear, Nick Frigo and Ethan Gear.
Jim passed away peacefully at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home of cancer, Sunday October 15, 2017 after being diagnosed 27 days earlier. He will be cremated. Donations to his grandson’s care and education would be appreciated.
Visitation will be held Sunday October 22, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home