James Robert Read
February 1, 2018
James Robert Read, 26, of Dingmans Ferry, PA died unexpectedly on Thursday, February 1, 2018 in Delaware Twp., PA. He was a self-employed Freelancer. Jimmy loved fishing, camping, climbing trees, camp fires, hiking and the outdoors. He loved to make up his own rap songs and hang out with his friends and family. He was the Bestest Big Brother to Danielle and Zack. He loved his children with all his being. Jimmy had a huge heart and would do anything to help anyone. He cherished his family and friends. He truly wads “One of A Kind”.
The son of Daniel and Patti (Dieckmann) Read, he was born on June 22, 1991 in Suffern, NY.
James lives on through his parents Patti Dieckmann-Read and Daniel Read both of Dingmans Ferry, PA; sister, Danielle Read and his only nephew Noah of Walden, NY ; brother, Zachary Read of Dingmans Ferry, PA; sister Christine Read-Dodds of Millington, TN; daughter Lylah Mykenzie Rodriquez and son, Bradley James Read; the mothers of his children Lydia Rodriquez and Megan Ryan; maternal grandmother Anita Dieckmann of Wallkill, NY; paternal grandparents Susan Read of Fairfax, VA and Robert Read of Cudjoe Key, FL; his great grandpa Raymond Dunne of Rock Taver, NY. Jimmy was predeceased by his grandfather Charles Dieck,ann and his great grandmother Anita Dunne. He also lives on through his best friends Kelsey Travor, Tim Wendland, the Sunrise Crew and many others, too many to list.
There will be a celebration of life held for Jimmy on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the American Legion Post 139, County Route 2001, Milford, Pa 18337 from 1 to 5 PM. We ask that all of Jimmy’s loved ones come celebrate his life and his love.
Cremation was held at convenience to the family at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford Twp., PA.
Memorial donations may be made to a scholarship fund for his children Lylah Mykenzie Rodriguez and Bradley James Read that will be established at a later date.
Arrangements made by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 W. Harford Street, Milford, PA 18337 (www.stroyanfuneralhome.com).
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Celebration of Life
American Legion Post 139
103 County Road 2001
Milford, PA 18337
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