November 2, 1941 ~ April 25, 2017
James "Jim" Spangler, a 53 resident of Torrance, CA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 25, 2017 in Torrance. Born and raised in Joyce, Louisiana, Jim served in the U.S. Navy. While in Long Beach, CA, he met and married his loving wife on January 25, 1964 in Hawthorne, CA. They settled in Torrance where they raised three daughters. Jim retired from Northrop Grumman and loved to spend time with his grandchildren, traveling with his wife, cooking and fishing. Jim is survived by wife Lois Ann Spangler, daughters Lisa Prentice and husband Rick, Bridget Spangler, Stephanie Woolley and husband Tom, grandchildren Katie Waters and Shane, Grace and Lucy Woolley, sisters Pat Tomasini and Carolyn Sue Alford, brothers Kenneth Spangler and wife Patsy and Gary Spangler and wife Donna. Jim is preceded in death by his parents James and Lena Spangler, sisters Helen Key and Frances Stringer and brother Joseph Spangler.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday June 10, 2017 at Rice Mortuary, Torrance, CA. James will be laid to rest at Green Hills Memorial Park.
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