Friends of the family are invited to a graveside memorial service for Jim Books at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 5th, in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, with an informal gathering afterward.
Jim died on July 19th, 2019 in Crystal River, Florida. He was a graduate of Mechanicsburg Area High School and Shippensburg State College. He lived in the Harrisburg area and was employed as a woodworker. Two years ago, Jim moved to Florida and enjoyed sunshine, kayaking, and remodeling his Florida home.
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Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James Books and Donetta Books. He is survived by his sisters, Elizabeth Books and Barbara Bell (Edward), and three nephews, Jim, John, and David.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions to Jim’s memory be made to the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library in Mechanicsburg.