James D. 'Jim' Sollars

James Dean "Jim" Sollars, 54, of LaFontaine, IN, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at 3:11 p.m. at Wabash County Hospital.

Mr. Sollars was a 1973 graduate of Southwood High School. He was a former Little League coach in LaFontaine and was active with the Grant County Pool League.

He was born Sept. 22, 1955, to Norman "Tex" and Barbara S. Sollars. His mother survives.

Additional survivors include a son, James "Kenny" (Melissa) Sollars, of Wabash; a brother, Dave Sollars, of LaFontaine; and a grandson, Kolton Sollars, of LaFontaine.

Calling is Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine. A service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at 10 a.m., with Rev. Charlie Easterday officiating. Burial will be at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in LaFontaine.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the LaFontaine-Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department in care of the funeral home.