James A. “Jimmy” Tune
Green River - James A. “Jimmy” Tune, 80, of Green River passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, Utah surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 5, 1937 in San Diego, CA the son of James David Tune and Daphne Jason Tune. He attended school and graduated from Sweetwater High School in San Diego. Jimmy married Carmen Trujillo September 12, 1975 in Las Vegas, NV. Their vows were later solemnized December 2, 1980 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Green River, by Carmen’s brother Reverend Patrick E. Trujillo.
Jimmy was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1957-1961. He retired as a Sergeant. He also served in the Active Guard Reserve two years following. He had been employed at Stauffer Chemical as an instrument tech until his retirement in 1993 after 30 years. Jimmy was a member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge, V.F.W., and the American Legion. He was also a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Green River. His interests included rock hunting, wood working, fishing, hunting, the outdoors, boating with his friends and most of all spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Carmen of nearly 43 years of Green River; his sister-in-laws Carmen Trujillo of Rock Springs and Jenny and husband Nelson Sanchez of Tucson, AZ; his brother-in-laws Archbishop Patrick E. Trujillo and wife Ilyia of North Bergen, NJ, Pete Trujillo and wife Francis of Cheyenne, WY; his sons Erin Tune and wife Teresa of Gillette, WY and Carlos L. Cordova and wife Linda of Rock Springs; daughters Nicole Calvert and husband David of Rock Springs and Deborah Cordova of Denver, CO; brothers Kenneth Danley and wife Patty of Lake Havasu City, AZ and Paul Zolezzi and wife Mary Ann of San Bernardino, CA; sisters Janine Ralston of Riverside, CA and Nora Lopez of San Diego, CA; grandchildren Brady Tune, James Tune, Kimberly Tune, Christine Tune, Cheyenne Regulski, Stephen Regulski, Anthony Cordova and Jami Cordova; great-grandchildren Dominic, Azaylee, Connor, Lucas, Caeden, Haven, Cayden, Elizabeth, Reagen, Camryn, Keian, Anthony Jr. and Alivia; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Daphne Tune, his in-laws Patrick and Stella Trujillo, grandparents, his brothers Charley Tune and William Tune, his son Eric Tune, and brother-in-law Nester Trujillo.
A Mass of Christian Burial with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Dr, Green River. A Holy Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. Thursday August 16, 2018 at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home, 1102 1200 W. Street, Ogden, UT 84404 or the Golden Hour Senior Center, 550 Uinta Dr., Green River, WY 82935.
Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com.