James Joslin Jr., age 60, of Imlay City, MI died Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Henry Ford – West Bloomfield of West Bloomfield, MI. James Lowell Joslin Jr. was born March 4, 1961 in Bay City, MI. He was the son of James Lowell Joslin Sr. and Carol Katharine (Linton) Griggs.
He served in the Air Force during the Grenada Invasion. Jim earned several medals and awards (Humanitarian Service Ribbon, Air Force Over-seas Long Tour Ribbon, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with two Bronze Oak-Leaf Clusters, Air Force Good Conduct Medal with one Bronze Oak-Leaf Cluster, Expert Marksman). Jim was a carpet installer for many years and also was a truck driver for many years.
Jim enjoyed attending rock and roll concerts, watching sporting events (especially the U of M Wolverines), playing video games with his grandchildren, playing his bass guitar, camping and snowmobiling. He also enjoyed the company of his dogs, Ozzy and Dio. He was a real outdoorsman.
He is survived by his daughter, Angela (Kendric) Tanis of Imlay City, MI; his father, James (Laureen) Joslin Sr.; his mother, Carol Griggs; his sisters, Shelly Yothers, Muriel Colasinski and Rebecca (Eric) Croft; brothers, Randall (Debra) Joslin and Walter Kendrick Joslin; his grandchildren, Shalyn and Devon; and many stepbrothers and stepsisters.
Jim was preceded in death by his sons, Anthony “Tony” Joslin and John Frederick Joslin; daughter, Kimberly Patrice; and his sister, Nancy Carol Joslin.
A graveside memorial and burial of James’ cremated remains will take place Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 12 noon at Floral Gardens Cemetery, 2215 W. Cass Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.
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