James W. “Jim” Sitzes, 78, of Red Bud, passed away on Aug. 23, 2020 at Belleville Memorial Hospital. The visitation will be Saturday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Koch-Liefer Funeral Home in Red Bud. The funeral services will be held 12 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Koch-Liefer Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Nebel officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home immediately following the funeral service. Private burial will take place later at Oak Grove Cemetery in Palestine.