James V. Bruzzese, age 61.
A native of New Jersey, James was a resident of NC at the time of his passing on May 7, 2023 from heart related issues. James had a good sense of humor, was mechanically inclined, could fix cars, trucks, etc. and generously helped friends with their mechanical issues. He was creative, enjoyed baking at Christmas time, and loved his rescue dog. One of his favorite things to do was riding his motorcycle, but his biggest passion was flying single engine planes and he got his pilot's license before he was old enough to get his driver's license.
James is survived by siblings and his longtime girlfriend.
Donations can be made in his memory to the American Heart Association.