JAMES D. "JIM" HAULSEE, age 79, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home.
He was born November 17, 1940 in Rural Retreat, Va. to the late Aubrey Ray and Treva Boyer Haulsee. Jim was a Special Game Warden and Wildlife Biologist Assistant, retiring from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries with 39 years of service. He was a Vietnam veteran having served in the United States Army and was a lifetime member of Marion V.F.W. Post #4667, holding the post of Commander for three years and District 9 Commander for two terms.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Stephen Ross; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Daisy P. Martin; brothers-in-law, Jerry Rowland, Sr. and Gerald Johnson.
Jim is survived by his wife, Jeanne Martin Haulsee of Chilhowie, Va.; his daughter, Velva Ross and husband, Don of Flatridge, Va.; one granddaughter, Sarah Phipps and husband, Adam of Big Stone Gap, Va.; one sister, Doris H. Rowland of Gray, Ga.; one brother-in-law, Baker Martin and wife, Lynn of Volney, Va.; two sisters-in-law, Jo Ann Johnson of Chilhowie, Va., Sue Johner and husband, Charlie, of Grant, Va.; one niece Caroline Wilcox and husband, Ray of Panama City Beach, Fla.; one nephew, Greg L. Wilson of Palatka, Fla.; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special niece and caregiver, Jenna Johnson of Chilhowie, Va.; and Eva and Oscar, his four legged buddies.
Due to COVID-19 , a private family graveside service will be held in St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery, 538 St. James Road, Chilhowie, Va. 24319 with Pastor Frank Branson and Pastor Jonathan Stamper officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chilhowie Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 5012, Chilhowie, Va. 24319
To share memories of James D. "Jim" Haulsee please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Jim's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.