James Walton "Jim" Verchota
September 5, 2021
James Walton Verchota, “Jim” age 69 of Delano was born August 5,1952 in Illinois and passed away on
Sunday, September 5, 2021.
Jim was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. Even though gardening and running
were his true passions, he spent his days traveling the country as an over the road truck driver with his
Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Many people dislike their job, but not Jim. It gave him exactly what he
wanted, peace and quiet.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, James and Hazel (Tibbets) Verchota. He is survived by his wife
Sharon; children: Christine Verchota, Abigail (Justin) Collins, Emmanuel Verchota, Michaela (Steven Clark)
Verchota, Simon (Alicia) Verchota, Benjamin (Alixandra) Verchota; grandchildren: Moselle, Atira, Hannah,
Austin, Lily, Chase and Sydney; siblings: Greg (Beth) Verchota, Beth Schriock , John (Mary) Verchota and
A celebration of life gathering was held on Sunday, September 26th from 2 to 6 p.m. with time to share
memories at 3 p.m. at the Delano Senior Center.