Jim was born in Clifton, New Jersey the son of a dutch immigrant milkman. He also lived in Michigan, California, and Florida. The last several years were spent in Paso Robles, Ca. and Cameron Park, Ca. As a young man he joined the Marine Corps and served in WWII in Peleliu, Okinawa, and China. He was among the heroes of the war who neither expected or sought recognition of their valor or sacrifice. He is featured in the book Operation Iceberg by Gerald Astor. After the war he met and married his wife of 65 years and adopted her two little girls. He and Sandy had their son Greg several years later. He attended Stevens Institue of Technology where he earned his engineering degree. He worked as a structural engineer designing heavy conveyor systems for power plants, mines and other industries in various parts of the United States, as well as Holland, Japan and Korea. He loved playing his piano or guitar, painting with watercolors and woodworking. Many happy memories are of Jim playing his piano and guitar surrounded by friends and family singing the old songs. He and Sandy enjoyed dancing, tennis and golf Jim was preceded in death by his wife Sandy, his two brothers Ed and Pete and his parents Edward Moll Sr. and Mary Wisse Moll. He is survived by 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 7 (soon to be 8) great-grandchildren. His proudest moment was being a Marine and serving his country. Semper Fidelis Jim ... You will always be remembered as a Marine and a Man.