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Jim Coyne has passed away ...

It is with heavy heart that we must inform you that long-time NCOA official Jim Coyne has lost his battle with cancer ...  

Jim was a well respected official known for his knowledge, hard work, even handed approach and kind spirit ... 

Jim's services will be held at William Jessup University on Saturday, June 29th at 11:00am ...333 Sunset Blvd in Rocklin ... 

Please keep Jim's family in your thoughts & prayers ...

Jim will be missed by all ...

I worked with Jim many

I worked with Jim many times.  He will be missed.

JIm Coyne passes

I worked with Jim many times.  Great person. He will be missed.

Quality Person

Jim was a quality guy in every regard.  A very conscientous official, family man and solid member of the community.  I worked a Section Championship game with him in 2012 while he was going through cancer treatments.  In spite of his weak condition; Jim worked hard, hustled and did a super job.  Jim was a great man and I will miss him.

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Mike Trenton's comments ...

To all the friends of Jim Coyne:

Jim passed away in his sleep this past Tuesday evening, June 18 at 8:15 PM after a long, three year battle with cancer. His wife Anna and family, have asked that we notify you of the “Celebration of Life – Going Home to Jesus Party” scheduled for Saturday, June 29 at William Jessop University, 333 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin (95765). The service will be held in the “Academic Warehouse” building. Signs will be posted to direct you to this facility once you enter the campus.

The family has planned a catered meal following the service for all those in attendance for a time of fellowship and sharing “Jim” stories around the tables. In order to have a general idea of the number to be attending, they respectfully request that you RSVP at the email address below so they can be adequately prepared for the meal.

Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time, and we look forward to seeing you on Saturday. If you have any questions, please feel free to give me a call. My cell is listed below.

Laura Coyne


Mike Trenton, Pastor
NCOA Member

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Tim Peters comments ...

Jim spent 23 years of being a sports official in 3 different sports (football, baseball, & basketball).

Jim loved the game of Baseball and looked forward to each and every season. He loved working with the kids and stated that the Major division was his favorite level to umpire because it was always good baseball.

Being a sports official gave Jim something to look forward to all year long; it's believed that officiating sports was one of the biggest reasons why he fought cancer as long as he did. In addition to his family, it gave him something to live for.

Jim's battle with Cancer lasted 3 years. He is survived by his Parents Ken and Jackie Coyne, his wife Anna, daughter Sarah and son Matthew, son-in-law Aldon, and granddaughter Hailey.

Jim was a strong devoted Christian and is now in Heaven walking with The Lord.

Tim Peters
Woodcreek Little League


My fellow officials: I took time last week to watch a Little League game in a public park, and noticed this youngster plate umpire about 17 yrs. old, wearing tennis shoes. At the end of the inning, I asked him if he had any plate shoes, and told me no, he did not and can not afford to buy any. Please, if you have a size 9 Umpire's plate shoes, and do not use them, let me know, I will buy them from you and will give them to him. Of course, I will pick them up. Hope you all have a great fall season. Looking forward to see you on the field. Thanks for your help.
Manuel Provedor Sr
916-690-6858 Cell


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