James N. Chitwood, 59

James “Jim” N. Chitwood, 59, found peace Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at his home in Barton. He was born March 24, 1958, in West Bend to John and Norma (nee Harris) Chitwood. Jim was a lifelong auto mechanic and owner/operator of NJC services of West Bend.

Jim is survived by his mother, Norma; brothers, Gregory (Judy) Chitwood, Steven (Katherine Fehring) Chitwood, Dan Chitwood, Gary (Kathy) Chitwood and Rob (Maggie) Chitwood; four nephews, Corey, Chad, Ryan and Josh; three nieces, Lindsay, Jennifer and Cassandra; special friends, Jacqui, Paul, Ryan and Paulie Tiedt; and his best fur-friends; Bo and Trixie. Jim is further survived by other relatives, great-nieces and great-nephews, friends and customers.

Jim is preceded in death by his father, John; nephew, Andrew Chitwood; and special dogs, Fred and Petie.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095) with the Rev. John C. Bass presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home only on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Private interment will be at a later date at Diefenbach’s Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.