James (Jim) F. Poarch passed away in Germany on August 5, 2017, at the age of 73. Jim is survived by his wife Gudrun of Obrigheim, Germany; daughter Michele and her children Jasmyn and Joshua of Bristow, Virginia; son Kevin and his wife Corinne of Albisheim, Germany; siblings Larry Poarch and wife Pat; Janis Mahone and husband Earl of Ennis, Texas; and sister-in-law Bettina Throm
and her children Lisa and Sophie of Mosbach, Germany. He was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Strunc and his parents Doris and Aubrey Poarch. Jim retired from the US Army and Raytheon
Corporation. He served his country with pride and honor and will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC at a future date. He and Gudi traveled extensively during his
career and created lifetime friendships all over the world. He will be missed greatly by family and friends.