James “Jim” David Willour, 53, formerly of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Fort Wayne.
Mr. Willour graduated from Huntington North High School in 1985. He attended Ball State University. He earned a degree in Theological Studies from World Harvest Bible College in Columbus, OH. He started Victory Harvest Church in 1992, in Huntington. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2007, serving in the 2nd Batallion, 506th Infantry Regiment, out of Fort Campbell, KY. He served as a Fire Support Specialist in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom before his honorable discharge in 2011.
He was born on May 2, 1967, in Huntington, to David and Bette Lewis Willour. His father survives. He was formerly married to Karen Moughler Willour. She survives.
Additional survivors include two sons, Garrett (Caroline) Scharton, of Dallas, TX, and Grant (Lynzi) Sharton, of Alpharetta, GA; a daughter, Brittney Willour-MacNair, of Greenwood; two brothers, Jeff (Lisa) Willour, of Huntington, and Nick (Kelly) Willour; a sister, Amy (Jimmy) McCord, of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Lincoln Sharton, Conrad Scharton, Victoria Scharton, Houston James MacNair and Treyton Riley MacNair.
Burial with military honors will take place on May 28, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Marion National Cemetery, 1700 E. 38th St., Marion. Following the ceremony, a celebration of life service will take place at Hiers Park, 547 S. Briant St., Huntington, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Hite Funeral Home, 403 S. Main St., Kendallville, is in charge of arrangements.