James Albert Badgley, age 70, of Bellevue, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 12:04 p.m. at his residence.
He was born Oct. 20, 1949 in Peoria to Robert and Etha (Boatwright) Badgley. He was preceded in death by his father, one brother, Monty Ray Badgley, and one daughter, Stacy Null.
Survivors include his mother of Bellevue, one son, Samuel Lee Badgley of Bellevue, one daughter, Sandy (Bob) Nolan of Cedar Rapids, S.D., three grandchildren: Alex Null, C.J. Null and Elizabeth Null. He is also survived by one brother, Harold (Deb) Badgely of Virginia and one sister, Mary (Walter) Eads of Minnesota.
Jim worked at Caterpillar, Inc. for 45 years retiring in 2009. He was also a Blacksmith and was a member of the I.V.B.A. (Illinois Valley Blacksmith Association). He enjoyed camping, fishing, spending time outside, and watching trains.
Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be no public services. Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the I.V.B.A.