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Obituary for James Aitken
James Aaron Aitken, age 68 of Paris, IL passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville. James was born January 20, 1953 in Paris to Robert and Carol Louise (Rhinesmith) Aitken. He married Jayne Louise Evans on July 10, 1999, and they enjoyed 21 years of marriage together. James was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Paris American Legion Post #211. He loved being outdoors, and especially enjoyed fishing. James was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife; three children: Jenna (Mark) Honoré of Racine, WI; John (Lacy) Aitken of West Allis, WI; and Phillip (Alicia) Evans of Paris, IL; one sister: Karen Simon of Chrisman, IL; and five grandchildren: Brianna Hendrick, Brian Hendrick, and Shawn Honoré of Racine, WI; Hayden Aitken of West Allis, WI; and Hannah Evans of Paris, IL. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 15, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman. Visitation will be held for two hours prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Camerer Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the family, or to the Danville VA Medical Center.