|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1917|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2002|
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) - October 6, 2002
James Laine, age 85, of Snellville and formerly of Bradenton, Florida, died October 5, 2002.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Virginia M. Laine and is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cheryl Laine, Snellville; grandchildren, Jason (Paige) Laine, Cumming and Robin (Christopher) Atkinson, Woodstock; great-granddaughter, Piper Laine. A native of Cleveland, Ohio;
Mr. Laine was a The Real Estate Director for Gulf Oil Corp, where he worked for 36 years, and retired in 1982.
He served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was a B-17 Bombardier in the 8th Air Force. His plane was shot down over Germany and he was a Prisoner of War for over two years.
Mr. Laine was a Methodist, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of Sahib Temple in Sarasota, FL. Mr. Laine was cremated and no service will be held. Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville.
Bradenton Herald, The (FL) - October 6, 2002
James Laine, 85, of Snellville, Ga., and formerly of Bradenton, died Oct. 5, 2002.
No visitation or services are planned. Eternal Hills Funeral Home in Snellville is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 5115 44th Ave. W., Bradenton, Fla. 34210.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Laine formerly lived in Bradenton. He was the real estate director for the Gulf Oil Corporation, where he worked for 36 years, retiring in 1982. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and was a B-17 bombardier in the 8th Air Force. His plane was shot down over Germany, and he was a prisoner of war for two years. He was a Methodist, a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Sahib Temple in Sarasota.
Survivors include a son, Jim, of Snellville; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Georgia National Cemetery
Created by: Crickett McKinney
Record added: Nov 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44742911
was a B-17 bombardier during WWII, assigned to 306th BG 367th BS - POW on 6 march 1943, mission to Lorient (France), flying aboard 42-5130 "Sweet Pea|
Added: Sep. 19, 2016
God bless you and thank you for your service to our great country!|
Added: Feb. 7, 2014