James “Jim” Joseph Herrera, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away on October 23, 2019, surrounded by several family members.
He was born to parents Pablo and Maria Herrera, on July 19, 1934, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He married Linda Lou Price, the love of his life, in 1963, who survives him. Jim is also survived by son James Anthony, daughter Debbie and husband Steve Gutierrez, son James Joseph Jr and Gail, daughter Cathy and husband Tim Butala, and daughter Nancy Herrbach. He also leaves behind several grandchildren including, Jamie and wife Charletta Herrera, Stephanie and husband Jacob Wells, Kevin Adkins, Cody and wife Kylynn, Ashley Herrera and partner Oscar Perez, Zach Herrera and partner Destiny, Mike and wife Marina Stowers, Andrew and wife Florencia Stowers, Jared and Jacob Herrbach and 10 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind his adoring nieces Dianne Herrera Hull, Lee Ann Herrera Palm and nephew Joe Herrera, along with their children and grandchildren. James was predeceased by parents Pablo and Maria Herrera, sister Cecilia, and brothers Tony and Joe Herrera.
Jim was an Army veteran, businessman and die-hard sports fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was always full of life and loved people. His family meant the world to him, especially his loving wife, Linda. Everyone Jim met was touched by his bigger than life personality and heart, they considered him a friend and loved and admired him.
Jim always had stories to share that some may say were slightly embellished, but he was the type of man who always left you guessing. He had a huge heart and was loved and adored by all. His sweet Lilly girl, his 5-year-old yellow lab, is lost without him. He touched so many lives and he will be greatly missed.
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