James Dalton Command Sr.




Born: October 15, 1928
Death: August 10, 2014

James Dalton Command Sr., age 85 of Grand Rapids, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014. Jim was inducted in the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame in 1996 and was a major league baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies. He was preceded in death by his wife, Paula. He is survived by his children, James Jr. (Kathy), Michael (Valarie), Judy Command, Paul (Mary), Ted (Irene), Tim (Marcia), Meredith (Tracy) Daniel; grandchildren, Katie (Dustin), Kori (John), Sean, Adam, Andrea, Madeline, Lauren, Haley, Dan (Sam), Stephanie, Maggie, Alissa (Zach), Alex, Max, Tyler, and Dalton. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Alphonsus, 224 Carrier St. N.E., Grand Rapids. Rev. Pat Grile C.Ss.R presiding. Visitation Friday 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids and one hour prior to the service at the church Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Alphonsus Food and Clothing Center, 224 Carrier St. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505.

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