James McFadden

June 27, 1946 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 73)


James McFadden was born June 27, 1946 to Natalie and Patrick
McFadden in Palmer, Alaska and passed away October 4, 2019. Jim lived most
of his of his life here in Fairbanks. After graduating from Lathrop High
School in 1964, Jim served in the Army National Guard. Jim drove trucks
for Halliburton during and following the pipeline construction days and was
a jack of all trades. He loved to work on automobile engines and tinkering
with computers, even building things. Jim was a great neighbor to Anna,
giving her advice, lending her tools and hardware and to help finish her

Jim is preceded in death by his parents Patrick Sr. and Natalie, brother
Patrick Jr., sisters Kathleen McFadden and Mary Ellen Davis, and nephew
Max Davis. He is survived by a sister Patricia Shelley and brother Michael
McFadden, both of Fairbanks and nephews Brian and Philip Davis of
Palmer. Per Jim's request there will be no services; a celebration of life will
be announced at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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