James Jaycox Obituary

James M. Jaycox
James M. Jaycox
James M. Jaycox

April 12, 1962 - May 29, 2006
Born in Estherville, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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James "Jim" M. Jaycox, 44, died Monday, May 29, 2006 at home of a pulmonary embolus. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 2, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Cremation will follow the service and entombment will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday.

Jim was born in Estherville, IA on April 12, 1962 to James and Arlene (Kube) Jaycox. He grew up and graduated from high school in Lake Park, IA. He attended college in Vermillion, SD and moved to Des Moines from Sioux City 19 years ago. He worked as Sales Manager for Mega Life and Health Company. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Des Moines Officials Association and the Fairground Neighbors Association. He enjoyed all sports and officiating at high school football games. He was devoted to his wife, sons and other family members.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dawn Jorgensen Jaycox of Des Moines; two sons, Neal and Adam Jaycox of the home; parents, Jim and Arlene Jaycox of Bolivar, MO; four sisters, Janice (Bob) Holland of Anamosa, Judy Jaycox of Bolivar, MO, Joyce Freeman of Brooksville, FL and Jeanette (John) Ayers of Fort Plain, NY; six nieces and nephews; and five great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Iles Funeral Homes- Grandview Park Chapel where a vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a college fund for Neal and Adam Jaycox.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, June 1, 2006
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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St. Joseph Catholic Church
3300 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
Friday, June 2, 2006
10:00 AM