James John Webb, 63, of Cranford passed away on August 22, 2022. He was born on July 22, 1960, in Elizabeth, NJ, to parents Evelyn (Freeman) and James Webb. Known by his friends and family as Jimmy, but his favorite title of all, Dad & Grandpa.
Jimmy was known for his kind soul, always bringing laughter to those around him. He cherished his family above all else and enjoyed spending time with them, along with their beloved pets. He lived for his three girls, wife, Carol Ann & daughters Morgan and Jamie. He adored his grandchildren, Beau & Brynleigh, that he was overjoyed to welcome this past year. A bright spot during his difficult battle with illness.
Jimmy dedicated 45 years to Kaufman Stairs, Inc. of Rahway, NJ, where he made valuable contributions to the company. He revered his coworkers who he worked alongside many of for decades.
Outside of work, Jimmy had a passion for sports, particularly for the NY Giants, the Detroit Lions, and the Detroit Tigers. He enjoyed cheering on his favorite teams and talkings sports. Especially, with his son in law, Paul, who he shared a very special bond. He loved classic rock and singing in the car to his favorite tunes. He gave almost everyone he knew a nickname or two. Jimmy loved greeting his wife and daughters everyday with a big “hello beautiful!” His hugs were the best thing in the whole world.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife, Carol Ann (Schwalbach), his daughter Morgan and her husband Paul, his daughter Jamie and her partner Derek, his grandson Beau, his granddaughter Brynleigh, nieces and nephews, and his dogs Mr. Wilson & Cookie. He is predeceased by his mother and father Evelyn and James Webb and his sisters Margaret Machu and Tina Madden.
The memory of Jimmy's joyful and goofy nature will forever be cherished and bring comfort to those who knew him. He will be so deeply missed by his family and friends.
A Life Celebration will be held at Venue 104 in Cranford, NJ, on Monday August 28th, 5-8pm to honor Jimmy’s life and his memory with all those near and dear to him.