Wilson resident, Jim Hall, 59, died Jan. 8, 2011. Jim was born in Detroit on May 2, 1951 to Robert Hall and Jean Ashley. He graduated from Kimball High School in Royal Oak, MI, and received a BS in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University in Houghton. In 1970 Jim worked in Canyon Village, Yellowstone, where he met his wife Sue Williams. Jim and Sue were married in Martinsville, NJ, August 18, 1973. For most of his career Jim was employed by Carrier Corp as a sales engineer specializing in heating and cooling, working in the Chicago, San Diego, and Oakland, CA offices. During the 90's Jim worked for smaller engineering firms as a project engineer. Jim was a member of ASHRAE and a professional engineer registered in CA, NV, and WY. Jim used his building talent remodeling his homes in Glen Ellyn, IL, San Diego, and Lafayette, CA and building his home in Wilson. Jim shared his skills by helping build sets for the local theater group in Glen Ellyn, helping his son's scout troop in Lafayette, and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Jackson. He used his woodworking talent to create beautiful furniture for his home. As a member of the Jackson Hole Railroad Club, he shared his tools for the club's Victor to Ashton layout. With an interest in cars, he was a member of the Model T Club of America. Jim loved the outdoors, camping, fishing, and traveling with his family. After retirement he enjoyed traveling and taking cruises with Sue. Jim is survived by his wife, Sue, sons, Matt and Chris of Wilson, grandson Josh, of Wilson, daughter Jaime of Greensboro, NC, brother Tom (Chris) and nephew Alex of Cincinnati, uncle and aunt Ken and Ethel Ashley of Ft. Collins, cousins Jan (Ron) Brunk of Whitefish and Dave (Sandy) Ashley of Helena. Cremation and services took place Jan. 11, to celebrate Jim's life. Donations to St. John's oncology unit specifying "Cleansing Hearts" are appreciated.