Leonard James “Jim” Meston, 72, of North Platte, formerly of Broken Bow, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at Linden Court.

Jim Meston

He was born on Nov. 30, 1945 at Broken Bow to Adrian D. “Bud” and Louanna Belle (Thompson) Meston. Jim attended Broken Bow High School and lived most of his life in the Broken Bow area.

He worked for the city of Broken Bow, IBP, and most recently for Sapp Brothers. He was united in marriage to Sharron Petersen on July 26, 1994 and they moved to North Platte in 2012.

Jim enjoyed auto detailing, and watching the Nebraska and Oklahoma football rivalry.

Survivors include his wife, Sharron; daughter, Stephanie (Dave) Anderson; grandchildren, Ashley (Kyle) Wolfe, Jordan (fiancé Tabatha) Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Jalissa, Brooke, Jimmy Jr., Madison, and Nevaeh Meston; great-grandchildren, Brylee Rose Meston and Ryker Wolfe; step-children, Michael (Mary) Petersen, Robert (Lori) Petersen, Scott (Sarah) Petersen, Calvin Petersen, and Michael Oliver; brother, Jerry (Cheryl); sister, Linda (Raymond) Baxter; beloved dog, Max; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jimmy D., siblings, Betty (Bob) Liles, Laura Belle Ferguson, Edna Mae Brooks, Ada Lou Naylor, and Bud Lee Meston.

Memorial services were Feb. 3 at Harvest Christian Fellowship. Inurnment will be at a later date in Broken Bow. Carpenter Memorial Chapel was in care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.