James. C. (Jim) Atherton, 57, of Ingleside and formerly of Brady, died Saturday, Jan. 26 in Ingleside. A memorial service will be held in Brady at a place and time to be announced. Born Nov. 24, 1944 in Brady, he was the son of Leonard C. Atherton and Bernadine W. Atherton. He was a 1963 graduate of Brady High School and a graduate of Southwest Texas State University. He was an electrical contractor for most of his adult life. Survivors include his wife, Laraine Atherton of Ingleside; a brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Kathy Atherton of Tyler; two nephews, Greg Atherton of Flagstaff, Ariz., and David Atherton of Fort Collins, Colo. He was preceded in death by his son, James C. (Chuck) Atherton, Jr., and a sister, Elva Lynn Atherton.