James R. Filkins, 58
Jim was an active member of the comm u n i t y presently serving on the School Committee. He was also the current administrator of Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, and a member of both the Jamestown Community Chorus and the Jamestown's Men's Chorus.
Prior to moving to Jamestown, he lived in Sterling, Mass. He was a retired educator, having been Art Department chairman for 20 years at Algonquin Regional High School, Northboro, Mass.
Jim is survived by his wife, Agnes; son, Keith; brother John; and sister Rebecca.
A celebration of Jim's life will be held at a later date. Burial will be private.
Donations may be made in his memory to either Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, Inc., 11 Knowles Court, Jamestown, RI 02835 or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115.