James Earl Lemmon 69, passed away on September 11, 2022. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert C Lemmon and Darlene Hazel King, spent many of his growing up years in Yuma, AZ. He was married to his wife Deborah for 50 years. He was the father of 8 children and grandfather to 25 grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He served in the US Air Force, and then worked as an engineer for several defense contractors. In his earlier years he enjoyed playing racquetball, golf, and spending time near the ocean. He is survived by children Eric (Monica), David (Debbie), Julie (Nick Smith), Daniel (Andy), Ben (Emily), Katie (Tony Grissen), Matt (Stacey). Also, daughter Natalie Lemmon Lundberg, who passed away almost 10 years ago. Survived by Sister Nancy Lemmon, & brothers Tom (Patty)Lemmon, Rob Lemmon, & Steve (Chris) Lemmon and preceded in death by brother Larry Lemmon. Survived by the following grandchildren whom he loved very dearly, Bethany, Nathan, Savannah, Charity, Christian, & Serenity Lemmon, Colton & Ella Lundberg, Jacey, Evan, Addie, & Wyatt Smith, Rachel, Joseph & Xavier Lemmon, Lily, Michael, Adam, Peter & Isaac Lemmon, Chloe, McKenzie & Kade Grissen, Noelle & Eli Lemmon.