James H. Willoughby, age 66, of 501 South 11th Street; Escanaba, died Friday evening at Marquette General Hospital.
Jim was born May 23rd, 1939 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Ernest and Marion (Fletcher) Willoughby, was raised in Flint, and was a graduate of the Flint Northern High School. He was employed all his working life for General Motors in Flint in the accounting department area, retiring at age 49. While in Flint he was an active member of the Charles A. Durand Masonic Lodge, F&AM.
After relocating to Escanaba, Michigan in 1999, Jim became an active member of the Escanaba Masonic Delta Lodge #195 F & AM where he held many stations within the Lodge. At the time of his passing, he held the station of Worshipful Master. In addition he was a member of Ahmed Shrine in Marquette, Delta Shrine Club, and he participated fully as a Scottish Rite Mason and York Mason.
Jim is also a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Escanaba.
In his leisure, he enjoyed carpentry work. Driving school bus in Flint and in Delta County and driving charter bus runs for private concerns were also pleasurable to him.
James H. Willoughby