James Allan Apsey

October 28, 1944January 1, 2012

James A. Apsey, age 67 of Albion passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012 at Allegiance Health Systems in Jackson, Michigan. He was born in 1944 to Kenneth and June Apsey in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1976 he married Robynne Gage who survives.

James worked at Polly’s in the bakery for several years. Owned Apsey Bake Shop in Albion, managed the Ken Junes Dawn Donuts Ball Team, especially loved the U of M sports, his fish pond, and being out of doors along with games of chance.

James is survived by:

Wife- Robynne Apsey of Albion

Daughters- Janis Ortiz of Jackson Jeanette (David) West of Onondaga Marilyn Apsey of Jackson

Son- Phillip Apsey of Battle Creek

(19) Grandchildren (1) Great Grandchild

Sisters- Judy Gibson of California Sue Mees of Jackson

Brother- Kenneth Apsey of Jackson

He was preceded in death by his parents and several aunts & uncles.

Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224. Funeral Service will be Friday, January 6, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor David McClintic officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Cemetery, Sandstone Township, Michigan.

Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: To the Family is available at the funeral home.


  • Funeral Service Friday, January 6, 2012

James Allan Apsey

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February 3, 2012

You were/are the best dad. I miss you greatly. This has been the hardest thing I have ever had to go through. Love you Dad!

Pamela Hayden

January 17, 2012

Dear Robynne And Family, sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Angie Payne

January 9, 2012

Dear Marilyn, Robynne, Phil and family,

I am terribly sorry for your loss. May your wonderful memories sustain you through this painful and difficult time.

Theresa Hart

January 6, 2012

Jeanette and family,

I am praying for you during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing that he is with the Lord.

Rick, Suzy and Alexa Gilbert

January 5, 2012

I know this is a very hard time for you all. I've been there before. My prayers go out to the family for strength to get through this difficult time. God Bless.

Rose Drew

January 5, 2012

Marilyn and family-
Would like you to know-my thoughts and prayers go out to you all at this time. This will be the hardest trial to face-i've been there. So thinking of you today and the days to come. Just keep in mind--no more hospital and no more suffering. He is at peace now and forever. Love you guys-kiss Melina for me

January 5, 2012

Robynne and Family,... So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and comfort you.

Joyce and Becky, Niles, MI


January 5, 2012

Dad, Im having a really hard time with this. My heart hurts. Im trying to be strong, but im just so weak. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH! Give Grandpa and Grandma a hug and kiss for me. Dont cause to much trouble and know you are loved and missed down here..

nancy westphal

January 5, 2012

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

pamela Apsey

January 5, 2012

You will be in the hearts of many. For the wonderful man that you were. For me i will miss the hours of just talking, laughing and arguing about nascar drivers, and racing. I will always remember you playing your keno. May the grace of god be with you all. Untill we meet again. RIP Jimmy.