James W. Washburn

January 20, 1965 - June 23, 2022

James W. Washburn, 57, was called to heaven on June 23, 2022. His final days were surrounded by family and loved ones.

He was born January 20, 1965, to Marvin and Leona (Risler) Washburn. Jimmy grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He attended CVTC and earned a HVAC degree.

Jimmy learned his love of fishing and hunting from his dad, which continued throughout his life. Jimmy loved being outdoors, camping, relaxing by a bonfire, and of course having a beer, or a little moonshine. Jimmy had a vast knowledge of lake and rivers. He was a great fishing guide. Jimmy was also a proud lifetime member of the Seventh Sons MC. He rode with them for many years, always helping the “Toys for Tots” fundraising runs.

Jimmy is survived by brothers; Michael (Becky) Washburn, Jeff Washburn, Ricky (Brenda Colon) Washburn, favorite niece Jasmine Washburn and Grand Niece Ellie. Special friends Donny and Glenda Nelson and the Brotherhood.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents Marvin and Leona (Risler) Washburn, brother Douglas L. Washburn.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 1:00pm at the 4 Mile Restaurant and bar, 55786 Hwy 37, Eau Claire.

  1. So so sry for the loss of your brother anhe will be missed an remembered may he ride the golden highways an sore with the eagles rest his head by the camp fire an rest in peace much love brother

    - Tony Smith

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