James Martin Canada, Sr., age 79, of Dale

James Martin Canada, Sr., age 79, of Dale, formerly of Bedford, Indiana, passed away at 8:00 a.m., on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at his home in Dale.

 He was born February 9, 1940, in Lawrence County, Indiana, to Russel and Nellie (Shelton) Canada.  James retired as a machinist at Crane Naval Weapons Support Center; and was an avid fisherman.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and one daughter, Sarah Kay Canada.

He is survived by three children, Evelyn Jean (Greg) Hampton of Bedford, Judith M. (Phillip) Hensley of Oolitic and James (Bridgette) Canada, Jr. of Dale; three siblings, Albert Canada of Mitchell, Ronald Canada of Alexandria, Virginia and Linda Smart of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; by (7) grandchildren and (5) great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for James Martin Canada, Sr. will be held at 2:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home from 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Wednesday, the day of the service.  Memorial contributions may be made to a
cancer research charity of your choosing.