In Memory

Jim Sorenson

James R. Sorenson FORT WORTH -- James R. Sorenson, 67, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. CELEBRATION OF LIFE: 1 p.m. Saturday at University United Methodist Church, 2416 W. Berry, Fort Worth, Texas, 76110. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers consider making donations to the American Cancer Society or for cancer research at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. James R. Sorenson was born in Mineral Wells March 6, 1950, to Jim and Irene Sorenson. A member of the Gamma Xi Chapter of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, he graduated from UNT with a degree in marketing. After graduation he was hired by General Dynamics, survived through multiple transitions, and retired from Lockheed Martin, after 37 years of employment, in 2012. During his years at Lockheed-Martin, he returned to an old hobby, rock and mineral collecting. He joined the Cowtown Gem, Mineral and Glass club around 2003 and served as committee chair for shop improvement and repair. Jim was instrumental in designing the layout and rebuilding interior areas of the club in its new location. He had a wide circle of friends and will be missed by both his friends, and especially his family. SURVIVORS: Wife, Carmen; daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Jake Aragon; grandsons, Jaden and Jax; son, Sean Sorenson; mother, Irene Sorenson; sister and brother-in-law, Debra and Greg Shehorn; a nephew; several nieces and their children; mother-in-law, Anilois Matthews, as well as sister and brother-in-law, Gynia and Gary Ahalt.