James A Withers Obituary, Death Cause – On May 22, James A. Withers, who resided in Sheffield, Massachusetts, passed away unexpectedly. 11 days away from reaching the milestone age of 60. James was born on June 2, 1963, and he spent his childhood in Lee before relocating to the family dairy farm in Great Barrington when he was a young adult.
Jim was cherished by his family as a son, brother, and father. All of those who knew and loved him will grieve his passing deeply.
The easygoing demeanor and fun-loving sense of humor that Jim possessed kept everyone who knew him in good spirits and on their feet laughing. It was widely said that Jim should have pursued a career as a stand-up comedian; nevertheless, he did not take use of this potential. Jim had a wide range of hobbies, but hunting and fishing were two of his favorites, and he spent many happy days at the Barrington Fish & Game. Jim was an accomplished hunter. He was a devoted supporter of the Giants and could be seen out on the course playing golf on the first decent day of spring.
Jim was an experienced carpenter who took tremendous care and satisfaction in his work. Following Jim’s passing, everyone at Gregg Well-Kamp Enterprises was there for the family, and the family would like to express their gratitude, love, and admiration to each and every one of them. He is survived by his sisters Dorinda “Dino” Withers of Great Barrington, Barbara Withers of Housatonic, brother Stephen Withers of Lee, Sons James A Withers III of Webster Mass, Aaron Withers of Winsted, CT & Zachry Withers of Adams, Mass, Auntie Doris & Uncle Harry Shaw of Round Mountain, Texas, two grandchildren, nieces Erica Withers, Erin “Peppy Bain.
Nephew Forrest Hull, Michael Touponce and cousin aka little sister Nancy “Nano” Shaw. His grandfather Richard Shaw, his grandmother Louise Withers (Shaw), his father James A. Withers, Sr., and his mother Louise Withers (Shaw) all passed away before Jim was born. There won’t be any calling hours because it was Jim’s wish. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Berkshire Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held, and all of his friends and family are asked to attend. On June 16 at 4:00 p.m., his family will celebrate Father’s Day with a potluck gathering at his sister’s house located at 54 Seekonk Road in Great Barrington.