James Albert Streit, age 83, of Paducah passed away Monday, May 26, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at his residence.
Mr. Streit was a native of Paducah, Kentucky. He was an active member of the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and the American Legion Chief Paduke Chapter.
He was a 1949 graduate of Reidland High School and attended the Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
He served his country for 4 years in the United States Coast Guard and retired after 42 years of service as a sheet metal worker for Hannin Roofing and Sheet Metal. He was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local 110. Mr. Streit was a loving, caring and devoted husband and father.
Surviving are two sons, James Robert Streit and John Eric Streit (Jenna Lecce Streit ); three grandchildren, J.R. Streit, Hannah Streit and Sidney Lazarus Streit.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Mary Alice Disney Streit; two sisters, Dorothy Crowley and Marie Buck; and two brothers who died in infancy.
Funeral Mass is scheduled for 12 noon Monday, June 2, 2014, at the St Francis de Sales Catholic Church with Rev. Brian Roby officiating. Burial will follow at the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Online messages may be sent to www.keelingfamilyfuneralhome.com.