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Jim Slemons II

January 27, 1933 - February 4, 2013
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Jim B. Slemons II 1933-2013 Jim was born on January 27, 1933 to James B. Slemons and Alice G. Fusselll in Pasadena, California. He graduated from the University of California at Davis, where he was a brother of the Alpha Gamma RHO fraternity. Upon graduation, his passion for automobiles directed his career path and he became the owner of Jim Slemons Imports, Mercedes Benz Newport Beach, Jim Slemons Volvo Hawaii, Jim Slemons Chrysler Plymouth Hawaii, Jim Slemons Acura Hawaii, Jim Slemons Jeep Orange County, and Jim Slemons Toyota Santa Ana, among many more. He was also CEO of PanAm Commuter. Throughout the life of his career,...
Jim B. Slemons II
1933-2013

Jim was born on January 27, 1933 to James B. Slemons
and Alice G. Fusselll in Pasadena, California. He graduated from the
University of California at Davis, where he was a brother of the
Alpha Gamma RHO fraternity. Upon graduation, his passion
for automobiles directed his career path and he became the owner of
Jim Slemons Imports, Mercedes Benz Newport Beach,
Jim Slemons Volvo Hawaii, Jim Slemons Chrysler Plymouth Hawaii,
Jim Slemons Acura Hawaii, Jim Slemons Jeep Orange County,
and Jim Slemons Toyota Santa Ana, among many more.
He was also CEO of PanAm Commuter. Throughout the life
of his career, Jim held many reputable positions within his
respective professional community such as: President of
Orange County Dealers Association, Chairman of
Orange County International Auto Show, California Chairman of
Mercedes Benz Dealer Council, Founder and Chairman of
Southern California Dealers Association, Vice President of
Toyota Dealers Association, Founder and Chairman of
Mercedes Benz Dealers Advertising Association, Vice President of
Acura of Southern California Advertising Association, Area Director of
California and International Board of Directors 20-30 Club,
Honorary Governor of the Balboa Bay Club,
and Director of Irvine National Bank.
In addition to being a successful businessman, Jim also dedicated
his time to serve his country by being the Captain of the U.S. Coast
Guard Auxilliary and Lt. Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.
Jim believed in the principle, to whom much is given, much is expected.
As a result, he actively participated in a multitude of charities,
some of which include: American Heart Association, National
Foundation of Wheelchair Tennis, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation,
and Drug Abuse Resistance Education.
However, his most memorable life achievements were
being a loving husband and a wonderful friend.

"RIP cousin Jimmy." John Klink (Fallbrook, CA)

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Slemons, Jim B. II, 1933-2013. Beloved husband and father, Jim died peacefully at home in Las Vegas, NV on Monday, February 4, 2013. Jim was...

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