James William McCabe
James William McCabe, 70, a resident of Boise, passed away July 20, 2021, in Boise.
Jim was born on August 2, 1950, to Frances Lucille and John Benjamin McCabe.
Jim grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, with his 6 siblings and parents.
His adventurous spirit led him to many states throughout his early life, but he landed in California where he resided for the majority of his life.
He met the love of his life Mary, and they married in 1972. They spent their lives together devoted to each other; to raising their three children Allen, Jill and Joy and to God.
Jim loved people and was beyond kind and generous to everyone he met.
Jim was employed by the State of California as a property controller for 20 years.
His hobbies were fishing, boating, and traveling, but most of all watching baseball and his beloved Chicago Cubs.
Jim was a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church where he served as an usher and helped in men’s ministry and for many years cleaned the church.
Jim is survived by his wife, Mary McCabe, of Boise, Idaho; children, son, Allen (Kathy) McCabe, of Porterville, California; daughter, Jill (Eric) Fuller, of Junction City, Oregon; and daughter, Joy (Greg) Spencer, of Boise, Idaho; siblings, Tom (Jane) McCabe; Martha Wilbur; Tim (Pattie) McCabe; Joel McCabe; and Jeffrey (Helen) McCabe; grandchildren, Kenneth McCabe; Kelsey McCabe; Jakob Spencer; Micah Fuller; Kasey McCabe; Kyle Fuller; Callie Spencer and Aidan Spencer. Jim is also survived by great-grandchildren, Kenna-Jo McCabe and Easton Spencer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances, and John McCabe; and his sister, Mary Lee Alfaro.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, on Monday, August 2, 2021, at Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr. in Garden City. Burial will follow at Dry Creek Cemetery in Boise.
The family requests memorial contributions in Jim’s name be made to One Love Church, https://theolc.churchcenter.com/giving
Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City.