He is survived by three daughters, Lisa Marie Buenaflor, Richmond, Mo., Heather Stults, Lansing, Mich., and Tiffany (Jerry) Johnson-Bussberg, Goshen; four grandchildren; a sister, Sherry (Jack) Stewart, Marion, Ill.; and two brothers, Jerry (Nancy) Stults, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and Rick (Teri) Stults, Cape Coral, Fla.
A lifetime area resident, Jim graduated from South Bend Central High School in 1964. He served for a short time in the U.S. Navy. He retired in 1998.
Mr. Stults enjoyed baking and visiting with people.
Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.