He was a devoted son, brother, uncle, father and great friend to many.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed working with wood as well as helping his father doing HVAC. He assisted in building the bridge on M-231 in Ottawa County.
James is survived by his son, Abel J., and daughter, Ava Renee; parents, Margaret (Jack) Heaven and Timothy (Kimberly) Flynn; twin brother, Jason (Ayla) Flynn; sister, Melissa Clement; brother, Arron (Jackie) Heaven; grandparents: Jerry and Joyce Heiss, Charles (Judy) Stewart, and Barbara Gray; several nieces, nephews, cousins, uncles and aunts; and his beloved dog, Zues.
Celebration of life will take place May 25, 2019, at the Clarksville Hall, 162 S. Main St., Clarksville, MI, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations for James’ children at any Lake Michigan Credit Union location (deposit under Kimberly Flynn Share 14 James T. Flynn).