James M. Tanner, 41 of Rush NY passed away Sunday March 9,2014 at Highland Hospital Rochester NY. Born April 11,1972 in Watertown NY to Timothy H. Tanner and Susan M. Wilder Tanner. Jim graduated from Indian River Central School, Philadelphia in 1990. He received his criminal justice degree from Canton College, Canton NY. At the time of his death Jim was the Landscape Supervisor at Benson Enterprises Inc. Jim married Jamie Schneider on July 16,2011 in Rochester NY. He played Varsity soccer in high school and college. He was a past member of the Original Yanks Drum and Bugle Corp, Antwerp NY. Jim pledged the alpha theta gamma with his best friend Joe Hamilton. Jim is survived by his wife Jamie; daughter Emma Jean; parents Tim and Sue: sister Jennifer (Todd) McConnell; grandmother Edna Pitts Wilder; nephews Carson and Kaden and his beloved dogs Oz and Dee. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Theresa Fire Hall on Saturday 22,2014 from 2-8.