JAMES JOINER "JIM" COUCH, JR. ~ Class of 1966
August 25, 1948 - June 18, 2016

Jim Couch - 1965 - Junior ~ Jim Couch - 1966 - Sr. Portrait

Jim was born and raised in Richland and died Saturday, June 18, 2016, in his sleep at his home in West Corvallis, California.

Jim joined the Army after graduating from Richland's Columbia High in 1966. After training he was sent to Vietnam as a supply clerk. Following his discharge he was never in good health and was in and out of various military hospitals for the rest of his life. He was a lifelong member of VFW Post 7952, Richland.

Jim is survived by his sister, Melanie Couch Nelson ('75), a niece and nephew, and his beloved "Aunt Dolly".

"Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day.
Unseen, unheard but always near.
Still loved, still missed and very dear.

Published in the Tri-City Herald on June 29, 2016.