James W. Windsor
James W. Windsor, 84, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of Bellevue, OH, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Fort Myers, FL. He was born March 30, 1934 in Tiffin, OH to Vanetta and Thomas Windsor, now deceased.
James was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Cape Coral and was a Veteran of The United States Army. He graduated from Bellevue Senior High School in 1953. He was a three sport athlete and was honored as a member of The Bellevue Athletic Hall of Fame. He attended Duke University where he earned a football scholarship. As he served his country, he played football for Army for two years. Jim was an avid pilot, even building a single seat aircraft. He enjoyed building homes and traveling with his wife and family. After working for the railroad in Bellevue, he retired to Cape Coral, Florida while spending summers on Catawba Island, Ohio.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Carol Windsor of Cape Coral; three loving children, Leanne Wilson (Patrick) of Boerne, TX, Jacquie Raifsnider (Michael) of Bellevue, OH, and James Daniel Windsor of Cape Coral; sister, Theresa Cramer (William) of Huron, OH; eight grandchildren; as well as three great grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Windsor.
A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 AM Friday, December 28, 2018 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 2628 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33904 with Father Gordon officiating.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Ohio.
Memorial Contributions in memory of James Wylie Windsor are suggested to The American Heart Association, PO BOX 840692, Dallas, TX 75284.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.