James Franklin Chrisman

September 12, 1936November 8, 2020

James Franklin Chrisman

Born 09/12/1936 Deceased 11/08/2020

The day of his burial he and Tulla would have been married 65 years. Son of his deceased parents James G. Chrisman and Elma N. Marsh. Jim is survived by his wife Tulla Chrisman, children George J. Chrisman and wife Diane, Stephanie Nelson, spouse Scott and James G Chrisman. Grandchildren Demetria Miller and her spouse Colter Miller, Alexandra Chrisman, Anders Nelson, Taylor Chrisman, Great Grandchildren Ryleigh Nelson, Brooklyn Nelson, Penelope Miller and Harrison James Miller on the way. Sister in laws Demi Mehas, Georgia Golling and spouse Robert Golling, Uncle Gus and Aunt Kathy Gundunas, Aunt Carolyn Liviakis. He leaves many cousins, nephews, nieces and very close friends. He had a very active life as the owner of restaurants, managed RV shops, drove race cars, and very active with the youth. James was a member of the St George Greek Orthodox Church, Master Mason, Shriner, and The Scottish Rite.

Private Services were held Friday, November 13, 2020. Because of the covid-19 a celebration of his life will be later. In lieu of flowers Donations welcome to St. George Greek Orthodox Church or Shriners Children Hospital.



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Deanna Benov

November 28, 2020

I remember coming to the Tower Coffee shop and helping Stephanie scrub the bathroom . I remember tagging along while we waited for us to get older to join Jobs Daughters . I remember going camping with our family and using all the water when we were self contained . I remember so many many things I’m so very grateful for . I remember his big hands and booming voice that used to strike fear into me as a kid . And the biggest smile that warmed up the room . So many many memories .May you be with the angels now. Much much love being sent

Darroll batten

November 16, 2020

I've known Jim for over 60 years. Jim, Ray Wofford and I hung out back in the fifties. In 54' Jim bought a new 54 Buick Century and drove me back to Camp Pendleton a couple of times after a wild weekend. Great Memories. Hang in there Jimbo, Ray and I will be along shortly!
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