James M â€œJimâ€ Zeitler, 74 of Crestview, FL, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020. Jim was born September 02, 1945 in Buffalo, NY, he moved to the area in 1972. He retired as a MSGT with the United States Air Force serving during the Vietnam Era, Operation Just Cause and Desert Storm. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 75 and rode with the American Legion Riders and Shoal river Mustang Club. Jim was an avid fisher and enjoyed cars and motorcycles.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Thelma Zeitler, and his brother John. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Jenny L Zeitler, three children, Brian A Zeitler, Jeremy T Zeitler (Ashley), and Jennifer Lynn Zeitler, two brothers, Robert Zeitler, and Dave Zeitler and eight grandchildren, McKenzie, Logan, Aubrey, Christian, Collin, Colt, Cade, and Kira.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, March 19th at Brackney Funeral Service, beginning at 6 pm with Pastor Jim Peters officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warriors Project https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org or the American Heart Association https://www2.heart.org in Jimâ€™s honor.
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