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James Arness
  • 88 years old
  • Date of birth: May 26, 1923
  • Place of birth:
    Minnesota, United States
  • Date of passing: Jun 3, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    California, United States
My life has been like an ocean voyage. I've experienced my share of heavy weather, but mostly it's been smooth sailing, with fair winds and following seas!

This memorial website was created in the memory of James Arness, 88, born on May 26, 1923 and passed away on June 3, 2011. We will keep Jim in our hearts forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jan Pritchard on 3rd June 2016

"James Arness was a REAL GEM!  As I've said before, he may not be here on earth, but he'll always live in my heart."

This tribute was added by Robin Kelley on 26th May 2015

"Happy Birthday Jim!"

This tribute was added by Robin Kelley on 3rd June 2012

"In December 2006, I sent Jim a little gift for Christmas. I never thought much about it after that. In May 2007, I received a letter from him apologizing because he had never sent me a thank you note.....WHO does that??? I was SO taken back that he took the time to write me...I am sorry I never got to meet him but I still feel he was a part of my life and will forever be!"

This tribute was added by Kathy Mings on 26th May 2012

"I've been thinking about our hero, on and off, all day.  Even my mom talked lovingly about him today with me.  A great man who will always endure in my heart."

This tribute was added by Jan Pritchard on 27th September 2011

"Jim was a beautiful man.  I was blessed to have known him.  He was kind, gentle, soft spoken, and so funny.  He'll always be in my thoughts and heart.

He will be missed to all that love this Wonderful man."

This tribute was added by Robin Kelley on 24th September 2011

"What a gentle giant we have lost! A humble, kind, compassionate man, the like Hollywood and the world will NEVER see again!!!"


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