Captain James R. Compardo, age 83, went to his Heavenly Father on July 21, 2014. Captain Compardo is survived by his wife of 38 years, Eloise and their four daughters. Leslie Kibota and husband Russ Kibota, Suzie Scrape and husband Jeff Scrape, Julie Dofort and husband Rodney Dofort and Elizabeth Bulger and husband Randy Bulger. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Jim was born in Springfield, IL, to John Jr. Compardo and Julia “Utenski” Compardo. Captain Compardo served our country with dignity and honor for 35 years in the National Guard, Air Force and Navy. He also retired as a Captain for American Airlines. Jim and Eloise retired and moved to Nevada in 1989 where they enjoyed traveling and flying their Glasair III that James built. Jim found great joy in sharing his love of flying with others and was very involved with the EEA Young Eagles Program. Services will be held at Saint Gall Catholic Church, located at 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV 89410, August 7th at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will be held at Fernley Veterans Memorial Cemetery, August 8th at 10:00a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to: Young Eagles Fund 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh, WI, 54902.