Mr. Grissom worked as a cement mason for Cement Masons & Plasterers Local 90. He also worked at various restaurants and nightclubs in the area where his charismatic personality shined through. Jim was in his best element when he was behind the bar. He was a loving father, and grandfather, and especially loving son, caring for his mother for the past ten years.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, James K. Grissom; and two sisters, Brenda Grissom and Dixie Ruliffson.
He is survived by his mother, Kathryn R., nee Jones, Grissom;
a son, James Cole Grissom;
a grandson James “Foster” Grissom;
a sister, Tammy (Doug) Morton;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church, Belleville, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021, at George Renner & sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Dr. Joseph Scheets officiating.