James “Jim” LeRoy Sisco Sr. 83 of rural Harrison passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, October 10, 2019. James was born September 19, 1936 in Lansing, Michigan the son of John Henry Sisco and Sarah Genevieve (Grimwood) Sisco. Mr. Sisco honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. James was united in marriage to Ms. Marilyn Lee Dawson on January 5, 1957 in Lansing. Jim retired from Grainger Industrial Supply of Lansing after fifteen years of dedicated service.
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Mr. Sisco had resided in Harrison since 2008, moving from Lansing. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge#2235 of Harrison. Jim enjoyed hunting, woodworking, reading western novels, playing euchre and was an avid bowler during his younger years.
Surviving Mr. Sisco is his loving wife and best friend of sixty-two years, Mrs. Marilyn L. Sisco of Harrison, one daughter, Karen Pease and husband Roger of Dimondale, Michigan, three sons; James L. Sisco Jr. and wife Tracy of Dimondale, Charles Sisco and wife Cindy of Harrison and Kenneth Sisco and wife Cathy of Charlotte, Michigan, nineteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren, two sisters; Jerry Dalman of East Lansing, Michigan and Janet Pretzel of Eaton Rapids, Michigan, two brothers; John Sisco and wife Lois of DeWitt, Michigan and Joe Sisco and wife Edith of Chicago, Illinois, plus many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mr. Sisco was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jack Sisco.
Funeral services honoring Mr. Sisco will be held Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor Matthew Farr officiating. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be in Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Harrison with Military Honors presented under the auspices of the American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard and the United States Department of the Army. Memorial gifts in memory of Mr. Sisco may be considered to: Heartland Hospice or Harrison Moose and Family Center. To share an online memory or condolence with Jim’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Sisco are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.