James "Jim" Askew

May 21, 1962 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old

James "Jim" Askew Obituary

     Jim Jay Askew, age 61, a resident of Gooding, Idaho, passed away after battling Dementia, on January 3, 2024 at Lincoln County Care Center in Shoshone, Idaho.

     Jim Jay Askew was born on May 21, 1962 in Anaheim, California, the son of Elberta and Donald Askew. He was raised and educated in Gooding, Idaho.  He ran his own business as a hoof trimmer for 30 years in serving multiple dairies throughout multiple counties.  He enjoyed serving the community with his services. He was an avid snow skier and loved water skiing, as well he enjoyed family get togethers and BBQ's.

     He married the love of his life, Patricia on April 13, 2004 in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada at The Little White Chapel. It was a beautiful ceremony for two people who were so in love. It was a fast romance after meeting in Hagerman, Idaho on the river just one year before. They truly enjoyed their life together they were stuck at each other's hips. They were married for 22 years, living their life in Gooding, Idaho with their two beloved pets. He was a jokester and loved to laugh, he enjoyed spending time with family.  His wife is going to miss his contagious laughter and him "Saying to her, come give, give me kisses baby, the love of my life!"

     He will truly be missed by all those who loved him.

     He is survived by: his loving wife - Patricia Askew; his mother - Elberta Askew; and two brothers - Steve and Jeff Askew; his children - Amanda Cavitt of Gooding Idaho; stepdaughter - Misty Hansen (Tracy Hansen) of Hazelton, Idaho; and Stepson - Randall Gee (Shantel Gee) of Twin Falls, Idaho; grandchildren - Destiny Cavitt, Taylor Cavitt, Zoey Cavitt, Allie Heath, Katie Heath and Randalee Horton (Eric Horton), Cheilynn Hansen and Kcee Hansen; and great grandchildren - Sophia, Jourdan and Declan.

     He is preceded in death by: his daughter - April Heath and father - Donald Askew and two brothers.


Keep the light on

Though God has already called me home remember that you are not alone. 

So please don't linger in the dark but keep the light on in your heart.

Don't lose hope and don't be sad, be thankful for the life we had and don't forget, you're not alone.

God left a light on Til you come home


     Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

     The family suggests memorial donations be made to Demaray Funeral Service to help with the funeral expenses.






















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