James G. Hey

August 13, 2022
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Savannah/Penn Yan- James G. Hey, age 78, died Saturday, August 13, 2022.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in Nettle Valley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can by made to New York Steam Engine Association, P.O. Box 1149, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Jim was born in Penn Yan, NY, the son of the late Clarence L. and Ruth Finnemore Hey. He was a member of the NYS Steam Pageant and various tractor clubs in the area. Jim collected tractors and enjoyed tractor pulls.

Jim is survived by his wife, Cheryl Lane Hey; sister, Jean (Robert) Brown; brother, Edward Hey; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend Wade Kniffin.

Please visit www.kenperkinsfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence to the Hey Family.


Bette Johnson from Rochester, NY on Aug. 16, 2022

My sincere condolences go out to you Cheryl and all of your families. Jim was a wonderful person. I will always remember him at Johnson's Joint. Our laughs and our many talks. I was asking about both of you on Friday and then read this today. Sending hugs to you.

Joyce Harvey from Canandaigua, New York 14424 on Aug. 16, 2022

Sherri, I'm so sorry for your loss. I missed you the next day in the hospital and didn't know how to contact you. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

Maxine and Harold Lafler from Penn Yan on Aug. 16, 2022

We are sorry for your loss. Jim was a very gentle man and he will be missed.

Charlie and Carol Leach from Penn Yan, NY on Aug. 16, 2022

Sorry for your loss. Always remember all the good times you had together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Karl Wilkins from Penn Yan N Y on Aug. 17, 2022

I have known Jim and Cheryl for my whole life. My prayers go out to Cheryl in these somber times.

Patricia Eddinger from Geneva, NY on Sep. 5, 2022

Thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.

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