James William Woemmel, age 73, of Bland, died Friday, December 21, 2012, in his home of an apparent heart attack. Jim was born in Red Bird on February 15, 1939, the son of the late Roscoe and Lucy Tipton Woemmel. On December 7, 1968, Jim was joined in marriage to Loraine Hadley. Jim graduated from the Bland High School and served in the U.S. Army. Jim had worked for 35 years for Powell Industries in Washington. He retired in 2005. Survivors include his daughter, Lori Woemmel and her daughter Kayla of Owensville, a son, Danny and his family of five children; his brother, Jerry Woemmel of Cape Girardeau; and two sisters, Janet Spicer and JoAnn Marcus, both of Jefferson City. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Loraine; and a brother, John. Services were held Sunday, December 23, 2012, from the Sassmann Chapel in Bland with interment in the Bland Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Sassmann Funeral Services in Belle.