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James Keefer Pirtle, 59, Stafford, Va.

James Keefer Pirtle, 59, of Stafford, Va., passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at IU Health Hospice House.

Born Jan. 2, 1954 in Alameda, Calif., he was son of Paul R. and Helen E. (Gardner) Pirtle. Jim graduated from Jasper High School in 1972. He attended Indiana University and the University of South Florida earning a language degree. He worked as a fingerprint technician for the Naval Criminal Investigation Service in Quantico, Va. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, fourth degree. Jim enjoyed watching western movies, telling a good joke, talking politics and religion, reading good books and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his sister, Patricia Housman and her husband Don; and two nephews, Benjamin and Gordon Housman, all of Nashville.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington for their unwavering support and compassion during his final days. They also wish to express sincere appreciation to the NCIS family for their support and dear friendships that Jim enjoyed during his years with the organization.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 8 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St., Bloomington.

Visitation will be 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at The Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Knights of Columbus via website www.kofc.org

Online condolences can be made to the family at www.pdcfuneralchapel.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
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  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
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    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
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  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
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  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
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  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West