James J Coutts, 73, passed away Friday October 29, 2021. James was born and raised in Forty Fort, PA son of John and Mildred Coutts. While in Forty Fort, James spent 2 years as a driver with the Forty Fort Fire Department from 1969 to 1970 and had a lifelong passion for the profession. After obtaining his degree in accounting and getting married James moved to Hummelstown, Pa where he resided for 40 years. James had a long career with the Commonwealth of PA and retired after 30 years as an accounting systems analyst. He was a Mason and a member of the Hershey Brownstone Lodge. After retiring 16 years ago he and his wife enjoyed their 2 grandchildren. They moved to The Villages, FL. In 2016. He was always friendly and enjoyed meeting people. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 44 years Patricia; sons, John (Rebecca) and David (Jonathan); and grandchildren Madeleine and Maxwell. Services will be held in PA at a later date. Donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of Marion County.