James J. Coady
James J. Coady, 73 passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones, at Oakwood Specialty Care in Albia, Iowa. Jim was born on October 26, 1946 to Edward "Ed" James and Mary (Lynch) Coady of Georgetown, Iowa. He graduated from Albia High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After returning home, Jim went to work for his dad owner of Coady and Son Plumbing and Heating. Jim worked hard and continued to build Coady Plumbing and Heating Inc. into a successful business providing plumbing and site work for large commercial developments statewide. Jim will always be remembered by his wife Donna; his son Terry (Kathy) Coady of Ankeny and his two grandchildren Samantha and Jared. Jim is survived by his sister Kareen (Bob) Garrison, Justine (George) Cullions and brother Donnie. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his baby brother and sister Mary Bernadine Griner. He will be fondly remembered by a large extended family and friends. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, at Tharp Funeral Home in Albia, with Jim's family present to greet family and friends. A rosary will be held at 4:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 11, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Georgetown, with Father Mark Yates, C. P.P.S. officiating. Burial with military rites will follow services at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Georgetown. A memorial has been established to the Welcome Home Soldier Memorial in Albia. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.tharpfh.com.
Published on October 7, 2019


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Michael Vogt
Oct 08, 2019
Worked with Jim several years and on various commercial projects. He's was a good and honest man, a great model to look up to and follow.
We'll keep him in our thoughts and prayers!
God Bless the family in this difficult time.
Mike Vogt, Cunningham, Inc.