James Blair Oney, 82, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020, in Cary, NC, after a short illness. Born in Combs, KY, Jim spent his youth in Ypsilanti, MI. After graduating from Stanford University, he served in the US Navy. He was honorably discharged with the rank of LCdr. Settling in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Anne Woolf Oney, they raised their family in Los Altos, CA. Jim worked in the field of Information Technology his entire career. They moved to Cary in 2015. Jim is survived by his wife, Anne Oney of Cary, NC; sons, Brian Oney of Palos Verdes, CA; Steven Oney of Seattle, WA; and John Oney (Meghan Oney) of Cary, NC. Also grandchildren, Ava Oney and Ethan Oney of Las Vegas, NV, and Teagan Oney and Lilah Oney of Cary, NC; and brother, John E. Oney of Newport Beach, CA. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 3 to 5pm at the Searstone Retirement Community, 17001 Searstone Dr, Cary, NC 27513. Memorial contributions may be made to the Searstone Endowment, 17001 Searstone Drive, Cary, NC 27513.