James “Jim” Clifford McCall

James “Jim” McCall, 74, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI passed away Saturday July 30, 2022 at Hospice House of the EUP in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. He was born May 3, 1948 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI to Russell and Sadie (LaSage) McCall.

The American Legion was a big part of Jim’s life. He was the commander of the Sons of the American Legion. Jim coached hockey for over 20 years and was on the Sault hockey association board of directors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved to go on long car rides. Jim retired from LSSU but while he was still working, he enjoyed playing softball in the employee recreational league.

Jim is survived by his wife, Terry L. (Clow) McCall who he loved to call “Toots”; son, Jim (Debi) McCall; daughter, Tina Popoola; stepchildren, Brandi (Tim) Adams, T.T. Talentino; brother, Russell McCall; beloved niece, Lorie Tallmen who was a great caregiver to Jim helping him in many ways until the very end; previous wife, Frances McCall; twelve grandchildren, Stephanie, Kyle, Niki, Scotty, Joey, Nate, KK, Travis, Kendra, Kullen, Parker, Sydney; five great grandchildren, Nathaniel, Raymond, Ariella, Grayson, and Sonny. Jim’s grandchildren and great grandchildren were his pride and joy. Jim is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, lifelong friends of the Westend, and many many more friends. Jim was a friend to everyone.

Jim is predeceased by his parents; sisters, Frances (Ed) Tallmen, Shirley Bishop, Bonnie Jean; nephews, Edwards Tallmen and Raymond McCall; niece, Theresa McCall; and good friend, “Son-A-Gun”

A memorial service is planned for Sunday August 7, 2022 at 1:00pm at the American Legion Post 3, 3 Legion Dr. Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, with Carl Eagle officiating.

Clark Hovie Galer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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