James "Jim" Warsop

  • Born: August 30, 1943
  • Died: February 6, 2020
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family


The card party in heaven has begun!! Jim Warsop went peacefully home to our heavenly father on Thursday, February 6, 2020 after a long journey with Lewy Body disease.

Jim was born August 30, 1943 in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of Donald and Elizabeth (Parrish) Warsop. He graduated from Delton High School in 1962. He retired from General Motors in 2005 after 42 years of service. After retiring from GM, Jim worked as a custodian at Pennfield High School before finally putting away his broom in 2016.

Jim has many card partners waiting for him. He was preceded in death by his father, Don Warsop, mother, Elizabeth Kaiser and step-father, Jerry Kaiser, sister, Joyce Blough and brother-in-law, Bill Blough.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pam (Staib) Warsop, Daughter, Shannon Cronk, Sons; Tim (Michelle) Warsop and Christopher (Krista) Warsop and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He attended St Philip Catholic Church. He loved camping, fishing, playing cards, breakfast after 9 a.m. Mass and loved the summertime. He will be remembered as a great husband, father and friend. His sense of humor will be missed.

Friends will be received at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home and Cremation Care, Battle Creek, on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 5:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father John D. Fleckenstein at St Philip Roman Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 15th.

Special thanks to Connie from Oaklawn Hospice, his daily caregiver Barb Jinks, and his special visitors Suzi Hayes and Kelly Smith.
Memorial contributions can be made to Oaklawn Hospice, St Philip Catholic Church or the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.