James T. Proud, Jr., 49, of Fulton, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 19, 2021. Born in Oswego, he was a son to James, Sr., and Catherine (Clifford) Proud. He was an Oswego High School graduate and attended Mohawk Valley Community College. Jim was a welder for Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 73 for many years before going to work for Nine Mile Point. He enjoyed bowling and was an avid golfer. Jim was a loyal Elk Member for over 25 years with the B.P.O.E. Lodge #830 and a loyal member of the Fulton Moose Lodge #1280. Jim was predeceased by his father, James, Sr. in 2004 and his mother-in-law, Eleanor Thomas in 2020.
Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Terri (Thomas) Proud; two daughters, Laura (Richard) Wyant and Christine (Brandon) Wood; two grandchildren, Liam and Meredith; mother, Catherine; sister-in-law, Karen Williams; niece and nephew, Bri and Tim; several aunts, uncles and cousins; his beloved dogs, Rex, Rudy and Apollo.
The family would like to thank the Nine Mile Point first responders, Menters Ambulance and Oswego Hospital.
Calling hours will be from 3-7 pm on Friday, July 23 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton with a funeral service at 11 am on Saturday, July 24. Burial will occur at a later date.