Roselawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7500 North Clinton Street, Terre Haute, IN


James Robert French

June 17, 1941June 21, 2020

James Robert French, 79, passed away in his residence Sunday, June 21, 2020. He was born in Terre Haute to Harry and Josephine (Ring) French on June 17, 1941.

He served his country in the Navy and was a member of the VFW, Eagles, American Legion Post 104, and the Moose Club. Where there was bingo, you could find James. When he wasn’t playing bingo, you could find James watching auto racing, especially NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 38 years, Mary Ann French.

James is survived by his children, Mark (Tina) French Sr., Tracy (Charles) Gill, Terri (William Sr.) Tabor; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his four brothers, Karl French, Larry Gene French, Raymond Tom French, and Harry French.

A graveside service will be Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 2:00pm at Roselawn Memorial Park. Burial will follow the service. Online condolences can be made at www.roselawnfuneralhome.net.


  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020


James Robert French

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Anna Bendekovich

June 26, 2020

Jim and I meet 12 yearsago...he was kind..fun..loving and caring man..- we loved going to bingo and fairs and festivals and to Turkey run and to Indy to my daughters house on a lake for cookouts and holiday dinners ..he was loved by my kids n grandkids and all my neighbors...we would go to Denny's and eat 3 times a week and enjoy movies together or just to sit on the porch or chat on the phone..gonna miss you James French ..love Anna

Mark & Jeri Utterback

June 24, 2020

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you