Port Leyden- James Cough, 76, died suddenly, on October 17, 2021, during a short hospital stay. He is predeceased by his beloved parents, Fred & Marge; toddler sons; Tim and Paul; partner Jean; baby daughter, Amy and sister, Kathy. He loved his family very much and is survived by wife, Cindy; children, Raymond, Angela, James, Stacey, Jaime, Miranda and by marriage Sara and Luke; sisters, Susie, Helena, Barb, Ellen and Skipper; brothers, John and Joey; and their respective families. Jim was a restless Spirit, working over the years in logging, construction, farming, establishing and running several businesses, bus driving and as Mayor of Constableville. He especially enjoyed visiting and B-S’ing with all his friends. Many are gone now, but the rest of you know who you are. So raise a cold one, hit a golf ball or throw a strike to toast Jim on, to his next adventures. There will be no calling hours or public funeral; however, relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life in memory of James Cough, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 12 Noon until whenever, at The Brickfront on West Main St. in Port Leyden. Instead of flowers, please donate to the Port Leyden Fire Department, (J.S. Koster Hose Company), P.O. Box 652, Port Leyden, NY 13433 or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, C/O St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 143, Memphis, Tennessee 38101. His arrangements are in care of Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Boonville.