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James Belmont Obituary
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DENSION - Jim Belmont of Denison, Texas, age 77, passed away at his home on November 4, 2018 surrounded by his family. He had been battling cancer for the past year. He was born in Highland Park, IL on October 21, 1941. Jim was the retired founder and CEO of Southwestern Financial Services, a Las Vegas mortgage company. He was previously founder and co – owner of Hawaii Pipe & Supply, a wholesale Plumbing Supply business in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Jim and his beloved wife Carol of 29 years built a home and lived in Ivanhoe, TX on 112 acres dedicated to duck hunting and Retriever training since 2004. They bought a home on Denison Country Club and moved to Denison in 2015. They had previously lived in Las Vegas, NV, and Honolulu, HI.
In addition to Carol, Jim is survived by his mother in law, Jean Hayashi, two children; daughter Jamie of Lynden, WA, son Jim Jr. of Ferndale, WA., and a step daughter, Erin of Portland, OR. He also leaves six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Jim was preceded in death by his brother, David, of St. Louis, and his parents Ernest and Dorothy Belmont of Aurora, IL.
Jim loved fishing, hunting, training hunting dogs and had been an avid low handicap golfer for many of his younger years. He will be missed by family, friends and his dogs."
Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman, TX.
Donations may be made in Jim's name to your favorite children's or animal rescue charity. The family would like express a special thank you to Betty B. Whitford, RN and the staff of Home Hospice of Grayson County.
The online register book may be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on Nov. 7, 2018