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“My sympathy to my cousins. I only have fond memories of Jimmy, with his warmth and huge smile. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Dick McArdle - Rancho Mirage, CA

“Mindy, Bob and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers from the Simons , love, Holly ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Holly Simon - Elizabethtown, KY

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Jim has a smile that anyone would feel comfortable talking to. He said hi to us when we were at family functions. I'm...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Peggy Bransfield - Wawaka, IN

“Find your peace my favorite cousin and friend. We had the best of times growing up with all of our cousins. You are reunited with those that have...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim and Tom shared many memories of fishing and outdoor activities. A good friend. Prayers to the family. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Cappy Castle - IN

“Mindy and Cindy, Jim was a beautiful man and will continue to live in many of us. Very sad to lose such a precious soul. Please know our hearts are...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Liz Watson - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear of the loss of my good old friend. We had grown up together sharing many fun times. Rest in peace Jim. Our thoughts are with your...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: David Michaelis - Morgantown, IN

“Mindy and family, Condolences on the passing of Jimbo ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Catanzaro - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Mindy and all your family, My sympathy to you all and prayers for Jim and you in these days ahead. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Fr. John H. Delaney - South Bend, IN

“Mindy, Kathy and Margaret,His Peaceful soul is now resting with Mac, your parents and all the loved ones who went before. His love of nature was...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Phillip Shirmeyer - Adams Lake, IN

“I know your at peace and in a better place ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: mike belot - ft. Wayne, IN


James C. "Jim" McArdle, II, 64 of Fort Wayne, IN passed away October 21, 2018. He was born December 25, 1953 in Fort Wayne, IN. Jim was a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Theater Arts and traveled extensively throughout Europe performing Shakespeare in numerous theaters. At one time Jim resided in Delray Beach, Florida and was known as "The Kite Man" as he was a stunt kite flyer and once owned a kite shop there. Jim was the Owner and Operator of Pro Tackle Outfitters in Ft. Wayne for over 25 years. He had a passion for the outdoors and he especially loved fishing and was a member of Ducks Unlimited and Bass Masters. Jim is survived by his sisters, Kathy (Jim) Hawkins of Rotonda West, FL, Margaret McArdle of Fort Wayne, IN, and Mindy (Bob) Pennycoff of Fort Wayne, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Billie L (Beaver) McArdle and his son, Mac McArdle. Services will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 11 AM at D O McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home 8325 Covington Road Fort Wayne, IN with visitation there Thursday, October 25th 5-8 PM and Friday from 10-11 AM. He will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be directed to Visiting Nurse Hospice or Ducks Unlimited. Go online to sign the online guestbook or leave a memory for the family at www.mccombandsons.com