Jim was born in Oakland, MD. He grew up on his family’s dairy farm.
He moved to the Duncansville area in 1978. Jim worked in the automotive collision field until 2005 when he came to Sorge Funeral Home as an office manager.
In 2016 Jim had the idea to have an in house crematory. After two years of diligent research and planning, Sorge Funeral Home now offers in house cremations.
Jim also is a member of Journey Church, Hollidaysburg. Journey Church is an independent, non-denominational church for believer's of all backgrounds. Anyone who loves to worship God, and has a hunger for His presence, will feel at home.
He is married to Lori Dodge, together they have 6 children, 8 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Jim enjoys riding his incumbent bike, audio books, and being outdoors.
12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:12-13, New International Version