James William Gritman, 72 of Silver Springs, died Thursday, August 4, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Jim was born October 3, 1943 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Clifford and Florence Gritman. He worked as musician and house painter for many years. Jim moved to Florida in 1988 from Block Island, RI. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; daughter, Kimberly Gritman Wilson of RI; son, James Gritman of VT; five grandchildren, Tyler, Sebastian, Rhiannon, Nathan and Keith and one great grandchild, James. Private services will be held.