James “Jim” W. Kovach, of Bryan, passed away February 25, 2015. Services are set for 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the Veterans of Foreign War Post 4692 in Bryan with a reception to follow.
Jim was born 13 October 1952. After graduating from High School Jim enlisted in the United States Navy and served as a Water Transport Operations Specialist (Boatswain Mate) and Firefighter. He is a Vietnam Veteran and was assigned to the USS Independence (CVN 62) during the Vietnam War. Jim is a Life Member and Past All State Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4692 and a Charter Member and past President of VFW Motorcycle Group Unit 21. At the time of his passing he was serving as Sergeant of Arms of the Texas Veterans of Foreign Wars Motorcycle Group.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Velma Kovach.
Survivors include his three daughters, Melanie Lee and husband Justin, Carol Ann Richards and husband Adam, Jeanette West; and five grandchildren, Louis Bazan Jr., Alexander Lee, Izabella Lee, Elizabeth Lee, and Spencer Richards.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the VFW to help offset the cost of arrangements.
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