James (Jim) Charles Lineback, Jr., 59, of Butte passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at the home of his children and former wife after a long illness.
Jim was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1960 to Josephine (nee La Nasa) and James Charles Lineback. At a young age, Jim and his family moved to Thousand Oaks, California. Jim lived in the San Francisco Bay Area as well for years, before moving to Montana in 2000. Jim shared two daughters, Athena and Aurora Lineback with his former spouse, Kristin.
Jim is survived by his daughters Athena and Aurora Lineback, and his former wife Kristin and her husband Scott Butler of Butte. Jim is also survived by his mother, Josephine Renner of Thousand Oaks, CA., sister Joy (Bob) Duggar of Simi Valley, CA, and their children Katie and Kevin, step-mother Sally Lineback and brother Jeffrey Lineback of Oregon. Jim was preceded in death by his father, Jim Lineback. Jim is also survived by his beloved dog, Cash.
Jim was an avid fan of the outdoors, and loved hiking, camping, riding bicycles and motorcycles. In 2009, he achieved a life-time goal of obtaining his private pilot’s license. Jim was self-employed for several decades as a locksmith.
The family would like to thank the staff at Copper Ridge Health & Rehab, especially April, with whom Jim and the family formed a special bond. The family would also like to thank Frontier Home Health and Hospice for caring for Jim in his last days.
Cremation has taken place with Axelson Funeral Home. A private family memorial will take place at a later date.
Donations may be made to a local animal shelter or German Shorthaired Rescue organization of your choice.
Axelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been privileged to care for James and his family.