James A. Badgett 89 of Bradenton formerly of Sarasota passed away Friday, January 4, 2013. He was a WWII veteran and retired with the United States Navy. James later continued his career as a Saturation Diver with the oil companies and a Custom Home Builder in Sarasota. He is survived by his loving children, Rose Ponder (John), Jeanette Wozniak (Francis), James R. Badgett (Patty) & Step-daughter Patty Clemens (Bill), 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Wed. January 9, 2013 @ 10 AM at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home, 170 Honore Ave. Sarasota, FL 34232. Palms-Robarts Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.