Jim Gaines age 46. Of Lima passed away 3:44 a.m., Sunday Dec. 31 at his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1971 in Lima to the late Donald and Betsy Buchanan Gaines. Jr. Betsy Survives in Lima. His life long companion Kathy Martin Survives in Lima.
Jim had worked in factories and had a love for NASCAR, following Earnhardt and Earnhardt, Jr.
Additional survivors include a son: Michael (Cynthia) Gaines of Lima, daughters: Amanda Gaines of Lima, Leanna (Joe) Bowers of New Lexington, Ohio, 6 grandchildren and 2 brothers: Brent (Spring) Gaines of Lima and john Rigel of Troy. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Victoria Bowers and a niece Brooklyn Gaines.
The family will receive friends 2- 6 Thursday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. A funeral service will be held at 6 with Major Jeff Stacey officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to the family to help with the cost of the services.
Date: Thursday, January 4, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm