James Edward Ransom, age 74, of St. Petersburg, FL (originally from Detroit, MI), passed away on January 8, 2018. Beloved husband of Patricia (Biondo). Cherished father of Leah and Jim (Tara). Loving grandfather of Kailee. Devoted son of Genevieve (Keeth) and the late John G. Ransom. Dear brother of Joan (Jan), John A. (Jannet), the late Joseph (JoAnne), the late Judith Maloney, Joyce (Kenneth) Wroblewski, the late Janice (Dennis) Hill, Jerome (Pamela), Kathleen (Robert) Velasco, the late Kenneth, Richard (Marilyn [Biondo, Maidens]), Donna (Kevin) Bass and Larry (Bobby) Biondo, Paul Biondo, Michael Biondo. Uncle to Todd (Beth), the late Michael Curtis, Christopher Steven, Dan (Rick), Laurie, Sandy (Mike), Tim (Dawn), Tina (Richard), Rhoda, Eric, Denise (Greg), Rob (Miriam) Deanna (Rodney), Tammi (Andy), Shannon, Megan (Terry), Daniel (Annemarie), Vance, Steven, Rich (Camela), Angie, Collin, Taylor, and Kendra. Great Uncle to: Charlotte, Evelyn Rose, Niki, Alan, Gabe, Brooklyn, Cody, Richard, Jr., Michael, Cody, Jessica, Elizabeth, Tyler, Samantha, Amanda, Alexandria, Mikayla, Alyvia, Naomi, Sarah, Emily, Abigail, Ayrian, Olyvia, Drew, Chey, Aiden, Brielle, Trevor, Kevin, Justin, Jocelyn, Tanith, Keegan, and Fiona. Great-Great Uncle to: Hans, Heidi and Connor
Visitation on Thursday January 11, 4pm - 8pm (Celebration of life at 6:30pm) at Brett Funeral Home, St. Petersburg, FL. Funeral ceremony concluding with military honors at Sarasota National Cemetery on Tuesday January 16th at 11:30am.