James Bryan Greenlee 78, a longtime resident of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully on June 28, 2022, surrounded by his family. Twenty-seven days was all he could take without the love of his life. Jim was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 10, 1944, to Stanley Glenn Greenlee and Margaret Otto Greenlee. He proudly served in the United States Air Force, while stationed in Japan he met his wife of 57 years, Phyllis. He worked in the hospitality industry for over 40 years. He was involved in the Masonic Lodge, Shrine, and the Masonic youth organization Job’s Daughter’s. He loved to travel with his wife, family, and friends. He loved his family and was very proud of his daughters, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He loved children and spent many hours laying on the floor playing with them regardless of relations. He opened up his heart and home to anyone and would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He is proceeded in death by his wife, Phyllis, and parents. He is survived by Daughters Jodie Greenlee, Jill Sclease (Rob), Grandchildren James van Arkel (Hannah), Jenna Shaver (Andrew), Joshua Sclease, Bradley Sclease and Emmalee Sclease and great grandsons JJ, Duncan and Ace as well as his brother, sister, brother-in-law, and sister(s)-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and all his adopted kids, and grandkids. He will be tremendously missed and forever loved.
Memorial Service Saturday, July 9th, 2022, at Bunker University Chapel 3529 E. University Drive Mesa, AZ 85213 at 1:00 PM. Reception to follow.
Join via Zoom: (papa) Jim Greenlee Memorial https://zoom.us/j/.92095970242
Meeting ID: 920 9597 0242
In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations in his name to Shriners Hospital for Children 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive Tampa, Florida 33607