James Biss, 58, of North Platte died Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Omaha after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Jim was born Feb. 21, 1961 to Bill and Helen Biss at North Platte where he grew up. After graduating from high school in 1979, Jim attended Mid-Plains Community College then Kearney State College where he earned his B.S. Degree in Psychology.

He worked for the Opportunity Center then went back to Kearney for a while before returning to North Platte and working for Advance Direct until he became disabled.

Jim was a member of Eagles Aeries #2839. He loved all sports but was an avid Husker fan and liked to play stratomatic sports games. Jim will always be remembered as being known as a “certified deadhead.”

Jim is survived by his brother, Larry (Diane) Biss of North Platte; niece, Wendy Biss of Kona, Hawaii; nephew, Wade Biss of Denver, Colo.; and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Helen Biss.

Cremation was chosen. A gathering of family and friends will be at a later date. Odean Colonial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to the Eagles Cancer Fund. The memorial book may be signed at odeanchapel.com.