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JAMES DESART


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JAMES DESART Obituary
JAMES DESART James Warren "Jim" DeSart, 73, passed away May 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. Jim was born Oct. 14, 1943, in Bend, Ore., and grew up in Lake City, Iowa. He moved to Henderson when he was a sophomore and graduated from Basic High School in 1962. Jim attended UNLV and received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Education and a Master's of Science Degree in Special Education. Jim moved on to become the Assistant Principal of Opportunity School, Sunset High School, and KO Knudson Jr. High School;and spent his career helping special education students in the Clark County School District achieve their goal of graduation. He was a bright, funny, compassionate man who always emulated integrity and had a remarkable work ethic. Jim was preceded in death by his father, Harold; and his brother Ronald. He is survived by his wife, Tina; his mother, Helen; his sister, Michele; his three adult children, Greg, Heather and Cameron; his seven grandchildren; and his two great-grandchildren. Jim enjoyed morning walks with Tina and his dog, Lucy, barbequing and spending time with his family and friends. Jim was beloved by those that knew him and will be missed. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Monday, May 22, with service following, both at St. Anthony Padua, 6350 N. Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, NV 89149. Burial following at Palm Memorial Park-Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd.
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