James Edward Vine, age 75 of Wayland and formerly of Howell, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Born in Detroit on November 21, 1944, he was the son of the late Edward J. and the late Irene J. (Pender) Vine. Jim had been a longtime resident of the Howell area and has resided in the Wayland area for the past three years. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and was the former owner of TAG Inc. of Redford and Argentine Township. Jim enjoyed golf, being outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren. Beloved husband of 53 years to Susan (Miller) Vine whom he married in Detroit on January 4, 1967. Loving father of Kelly (Scott) Adaway. Proud and adoring grandfather of Carl and Kenzie Adaway. Also survived by his sister, Jean Clark; niece, Nicole; nephews Rob and Chris; many great-nieces and great-nephews. A funeral service in honor and celebration of Jim’s life will be held Monday, July 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (visitation beginning 12 Noon) at MacDonald’s Funeral Home, Howell. Pastor Brad Tate of 2\42 Community Church officiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to Boy’s Town.