James W. Reichert of Nashville, TN passed away on April 11, 2023, in Tennessee. Jim was born on Sept 7, 1945, to Luther “Luke” and Delphine, nee Guenther, Reichert of Marissa.
He was a graduate of Marissa High School. Following graduation, Jim worked at various local businesses in the area including Eckert Motor Co in Lenzburg, and he was also a long-time employee of The Original Springs Hotel and Spa in Okawville. For the past nearly 30 years, Jim lived and worked in the Nashville, TN area.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Gloria J. Pannier, and her husband, Stanley C. Pannier.
Surviving family members include two nephews and a niece: John (Karen) Pannier of Marissa; Paul (Carolyn) Pannier of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Betsy (Ron) Berger of Lenzburg. Jim is also survived by eight great nieces five nephews and five great great nieces & nephews.
Per Jim’s request, his body was cremated and private graveside services for the interment of ashes will be held at a later date at the Marissa TWP Cemetery.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa is in charge of arrangements.