UNDERHILL -- James Edson, of Underhill, peacefully passed away April 10, 2014, in Fletcher Allen Health Care with his family by his side. 

He was born in Barre in l948, the son of the late Julius H. and Mildred C. Edson Nadeau. He attended Winooski schools, and worked for many years at EBAC Whiting Co. and Office Max. Jim enjoyed working his land, mowing his fields and hunting. He loved to have a good time working or playing. He especially enjoyed riding his Harley; he was an avid 50-year Harley rider.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Edson; son, Eric; daughter, Kimberly Senecal-Flanders; grandchildren, Eric Jr., Bryan Senecal, and Gabriella Flanders; brother, Thomas; nephew, Dan  Edson; many close friends; his beloved dogs, Zeus and Little Guy, and his three cats.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Kevin; brother, Robert; and very special brother-in-law, Donnie Regimbal. 

A memorial gathering and luncheon will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Essex Center Grange Hall. Arrangements provided by Stephen Gregory and Son Cremation Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.gregorycremation.com.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.