James Mansfield, 78, of Stony Creek, son of the late Joseph and Marion (Robinson) Mansfield, passed away at Glens Falls Hospital on November 2, 2022.
James came into this world on December 9, 1943 in Poughkeepsie, NY. After graduating high school, James entered into the United States Airforce, proudly serving his country.
In 1970 James moved to Stony Creek to enjoy life in the North Country. James joined the Stony Creek Volunteer Fire Department where he was still an active member when he passed away. He also served as fire chief for many years as well. When not working, he could be found enjoying NASCAR, drag racing, and attending car shows. His favorite pastime was his love for hunting, where he could be found in the woods from sun up to sun down.
Predeceasing James is his fiancé of 42 years, Elizabeth Irber.
James is survived by his son Pat (Lisa) Mansfield; daughter Darlene Waddell; step children Walt (Blanca) Obremsky and Dot (Heather White) Obremsky; grandchildren Dillon (Alicia) Mansfield and Derek Mansfield, Randy Waddell; great grandchildren Ethan, Savannah, Paige, and Maddison Mansfield; siblings Joseph and Maureen Mansfield.
A Celebration of Life will take place in spring of 2023.