James D. Cool , age 62 of Freeport , died unexpectedly on Wednesday November 21, 2012 at his residence .
He was born November 24 , 1949 in Hastings , Michigan , the son of James A. and Dorothy R. (Woods) Cool . He attended and graduated from Thornapple Kellogg High School .
Jim was the manager of the Hastings Airport for more than 20 years. He loved aviation and also enjoyed hunting, mushrooning .
He was a long time member of the Hastings Elks Lodge .
He was preceded in death by his parents , sister , Rebbecca Reed and brother , Rodney Cool .
Jim is survived by a son Andrew Cool of Freeport , sister's ; Rosemary Count (Ray James) of Delton , Lory Biermacher of Middleville and many nieces and nephews .
Respecting his wishes cremation has taken place , A Memorial Military Graveside Service will be held Saturday December 15, 2012 @ 11:00am at Freeport Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to charity of one's choice . Arrangments are by the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings . Please visit our website to leave a message or memory to the family . http://www.girrbachfuneralhome.net/.