James E. Best


BOLIVAR - James E. Best, 70, of 461 S. Bolivar Road passed away Friday (April 26, 2013) at his residence following a lengthy illness.

Born Nov. 26, 1942, in Wellsville, he was a son of William and Julia Johnson Best. On April 4, 1986, in Webster, he married Patricia G. Ingalls, who predeceased him Dec. 15, 2011.

Jim was employed by Canada Dry Beverage Co. in East Rochester for many years, retiring in 2004. Following his retirement, he was employed by Sentury Safe Co. as a truck driver for several years.

He is survived by three daughters, Kimberly Diester of Largo, Fla., Terri (Rich) Carey of Lynewood, Wash., and Tammi Best of Largo; and several grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Barney G. Goff.

At his request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Burial will be at the convenience of his family.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the - Schaffner Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar.