Passed away peacefully Tuesday April 23, 2019 at his home. James was born February 16, 1933 in South Bend, Indiana a son of Bernard and Ann (Nemeth) Haney. He served with the U.S. Army from 1955-1957. He had been a Kalamazoo area resident most of his life and was employed with Parker Hannifin for 25 years, retiring in May of 1998. James was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judith A. (Marshall) Haney on August 31, 2001; a son, Robert E. Haney on April 21, 1995; a daughter-in-law, Julie M. Haney on November 26, 1989; and a grandson, Jay A. Winters on December 6, 2010. He is survived by 2 children, Michael Haney of Paw Paw and Laura (David) Linders of Schoolcraft; grandchildren, Jayme, Janice, Jackie (Sabrina) Haney, Zack and Josh Linders and Janay Winters; great-grandchildren, Kharter, Bruce and Julie; 2 brothers, Jerald Haney of California and Thomas Haney of Texas; his companion and dear friend, Grace Pullen of Paw Paw; and 3 nieces. Services will be held 11 o'clock Saturday, May 4th at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. Visitation will be 4-7pm Friday at the chapel. Interment will be in Austin Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Michigan Heart Fund or the West Michigan Cancer Center. Please visit James' personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence. www.langelands.com.