Jim Ditton

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I have always been interested in funeral homes cemeteries all my life i enjoy going to cemeteries and visiting friends and family hearses are my favorite car I was born at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center on the Fort Hood Army Base in Texas i live in Dearborn Heights Michigan went to Warren Valley Elementary School for kindergarten In 1985 i joined Sing Out Dearborn stayed in till the group disbanded in 1995. I was in the cast for 10 years sang and danced to 120 songs. In 1994 i moved back to Dearborn Heights where i am now living. My mother's father my grandfather Kenneth G. MacEachin passed away on March 29, 1996 my grandmother my mother's mother Mary B. MacEachin passed away on August 29, 1998 then on December 19, 2007 my grandmother Berthell Nancy Yarber Campbell My biological father's mother passed away then on June 28, 2013 my grandfather my father's father Roland Philip Campbell Sr. passed away his ashes were buried on July 26, 2013 next to my grandmother at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly Michigan with full millitary honors a 21 gun salute taps and the folding of the flag. On June 28 2017 my stepfather Russell Everett Ditton passed away at 80. On November 20 2017 my pet cat Trudy was euthanized due to poor health she was 16 years old. My favorite singing group is The Supremes the original members are Diana Ross Florence Ballard Born June 30 1943 Passed Away on February 22 1976 at the age of 32 And Mary Wilson from 1961 to 1967 and also Diana Ross And The Supremes from 1967 to 1970 members are Diana Ross Mary Wilson Cindy Birdsong i also like The Supremes from the 70's 1970 to 1977 I have all their records on Album CD cassette 45 and i have some videos of their performances from different shows I have Mary Wilson's autograph and all the books that have been written about them. Along with Mary Wilson other two books Supreme Faith and Supreme Glamour. I have been a fan of The Supremes since 1983. i got the chance for five years in a row to visit Florence Ballard grave on her birthday in June 30, 2008 and on June 30, 2009, June 30, 2010, June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2012. On December 13, 2013 my friend Maxine Precious Ballard Jenkins died she was the sister of Florence Ballard who was in The Supremes she is the author of the book about her sister called The True Story Of Florence Ballard Mary Wilson was Born On March 6 1944 and she Passed Away on February 8 2021 At the age of 76 I also i knew Doris Jean Holland now deceased and Esther Gordy Edwards sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. now deceased who both worked at Motown Records and I also knew and was friends with Maxine Powell who worked with the Motown artists now deceased also i am a huge Neil Sedaka fan i got a four page letter written and signed by him show along with other memorabilia On February 7 2017 my friend and actor friend Richard Hatch from the show Battlestar Galactica died I met him at a comic con in Novi Michigan and Richard and I were friends and contacted each other on Facebook Messenger often Till his passing. On February 15 2017 my neighbor and friend Milton Joe Giordano died I knew him and his wife since 1984 his wife Marilyn is still living I keep in touch with her by phone. I also am on Geni and Facebook.

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