Submitted by: Dan Rich

Submitted by: Dan Rich


James Delma Womack

March 26, 1947 - March 12, 2001


South Bend Tribune 3/14/2001

James Delma Womack, 53, of New Carlisle, Ind., died at 5:42 p.m. on Monday, March 12, in LaPorte Hospital, LaPorte, Ind. He was born in Judsonia, Ark., on March 26, 1947, to Delma and Hazel Womack, with his father preceding him in death. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Diana Brunson. He had lived in the New Carlisle area for most of his life.


On Sept. 21, 1968, he married Sharon Gadacz, who survives. He is also survived by one daughter, Rachael Womack of New Carlisle; a son, Adam (Kimberly) Womack of South Bend, Ind.; his mother, Hazel Brunson of South Bend; a brother, Roger Womack of South Bend; four nieces, Sarah Womack of Indianapolis, Ind., Angela Gadacz of Hobart, Ind., Valerie Gadacz of Hobart and Capri Gadacz Leyshon of South Bend; and by four four-legged grandchildren, Renne, Remi, Sheba and Layla.

James graduated from South Bend Central High School, class of 1966. He has an industrial math degree from Acme Institute of Technology of South Bend. He was a member of Union Local #292, and served as vice president. He was a member of American Legion Post #297 of New Carlisle, AARP, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.


Family and friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, in the ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 South Mayflower Road, South Bend. Services will be held at 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Hospital for Children or to the charity of donor's choice.