James Edward Gholson
passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at age 75 to join his beloved wife, the late Mary Kathleen “Kathy” Gholson (nee Frey), who preceded him in death by just six days. Jim was the son of the late James H. and Helen M. (Plunkett) Gholson, dearest brother to John “Jack” (Joyce), Jeanine Tiemann, and the late Julia “Judy” (Rich) Anderson and Gerard “Jerry” (Hazel). Wonderful father to Jim, Steve (Maria), Michelle Koerber, Kathleen (John) Schupp, and Matt (Roni). Cherished grandfather of 17 and great-grandfather of 5, dear uncle, cousin, neighbor, coach and friend to all who knew and loved him.
Services: Jim & Kathy graciously donated their bodies to St. Louis University School of Medicine. A Celebration of Life for both of Heaven’s new Angels will be held on Sunday, June 26 at the Elks Lodge, 1163 Tom Ginnever Avenue, O’Fallon, MO 63366 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.