AVEY – James F. Avey aged 70 of Grand Rapids formerly of Santa Maria CA passed away July 24 2008. He was preceded in death by his father Harold. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Annabelle; son Blane (Carol) Avey; grandson Christopher James Avey; mother Mae Avey of Paris MI; brother John (Jean) Avey. He retired from Lockheed-Martin. On his request cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 1 p.m. at the O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd. SE. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Orcutt Lions c/o Sheri Hughes 1199 PinaSolo Dr., Santa Maria CA 93455.