James Stilloe, 62 of Binghamton passed away on November 17, 2021 after a brief illness. He was predeceased by parents Anthony and Edith Stilloe, brothers Moose and Anthony, nephew Anthony Jr. and father-in-law Charles Gleason. He is survived by his loving wife Debra and siblings Louis (Yen), Josephine Wahl, Angelina Dirig, Rosemary (Jack) Springsteen, Joseph (Sally) and John (Tana). Children Emily, Anthony, Vinnie and Ruby. Step-children Richard and Krystal Bernhauer. In-laws Marlene Gleason, Charles (Michelle) Gleason II and Dawn Hurt. Many nieces, nephews and step grandchildren. Shortly after high school, he began his passion and entrepreneurship of several different businesses including current ownership of SOLID GOLD JEWELRY. He was a member of the Elks Club, BNI and many different chartable organizations. He enjoyed life to the fullest especially drag racing, playing poker (known to many as Jimmy Rivers), and finding a “sweet deal”. Jimmy had a zest for life and a sense of humor like no other. He especially enjoyed time with family and friends at cookouts and holidays making us all feel welcomed and loved. Jimmy was one of the few that was able to pack in a lifetime in just 62 years. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Rest in peace Bo Bo.
Funeral service will be held at 6pm on Tuesday, November 23 at THOMAS J. SHEA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 137 Robinson St., Binghamton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4pm to 6pm. Burial will be private at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society.