Jimmie A. ‘Jim’ Ellsworth

Jimmie A. ‘Jim’ Ellsworth, parted April 27, 2022 at his home in Cosmopolis, Washington.

Jimmie A. ‘Jim’ Ellsworth, parted April 27, 2022 at his home in Cosmopolis, Washington. at 87 years old. He was born March 9, 1935 to parents Russell and Evelyn Ellsworth in Eldora, Iowa.

Jim started his life on a farm in Wisconsin. He also lived in Quincy, Washington; Grand Coulee, Washington; Long Beach, Washington; and Ketchikan, Alaska.

While attending high school in Ketchikan, he worked on the docks helping to remove fish from commercial fishing boats. Jim graduated from Ilwaco High School, class of 1952. Class reunions were special times for Jim.

He purchased a commercial fishing boat called the “Little John” and fished in the Ilwaco area. He also helped build the boat floats there. He was a logger in the winter and a commercial fisherman in the summer.

While in the Ilwaco area, he volunteered for the fire department and also enjoyed being on a bowling team.

He moved to Aberdeen in 1965 and was proud to be a Mayr Bros. employee. His last job before retirement was as a log truck driver.

He spent his retirement having fun traveling to many states, Mexico, and Canada. His best trip was to Norway. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, visiting with his friends, and fun at casinos.

He had a remarkable memory and was great in subjects of math, geography and politics. He was described by many people as “a good man” and he was.

He leaves behind his wife of 12 years, Janice. His sister, Mary Rowe (Ric), sons Dean (Terri), Kenny (Sandy), Jay (Cindy) and daughter, Maureen Ellsworth, Jim had five grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022, starting at 1:00 p.m. at United Christian Church located on 300 W. 1st Street in Aberdeen. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, Washington.