Milton - James J. Sarven, 80, died July 21, 2017 at his home, with loving family members by his side.
Jim was born on May 3, 1937 in Colchester, the son of Robert and Marcella ( Clapper ) Sarven.
Mr. Sarven proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.
On July 9, 1960, he married Nancy Andrews in St. Albans Bay.
Together they owned and operated Sarven's Plumbing and Heating.
He was a former member of the F&AM # 40 and of the American Legion in Colchester.
Jim is survived by his children Bruce Sarven of Fairfax, Lorie Cross and her husband Allen of Milton, David Sarven of Milton, and Craig Sarven of Georgia. He is also survived by his grandson Michael Benway and his wife Riley and great grandson Ira of Georgia and his beloved rescue chihuahua Pebbles.
He was predeceased by an infant son Edward Arthur Sarven and his wife Nancy.
Jim's family would like to extend special thanks to Nephrology nurse Phyllis B., Phlebotomist Sherry Bunnel, Invasive Cardiology Care Coordinator Marcia Abdelrahman and VNA nurse Judy Evans for the excellent care given to him.
As per Jim's wishes, there will be no funeral service and burial will be next to Nancy in the Milton Village Cemetery, at the convenience of the family.