Mr. James C. Bechler
  • In lieu of flowers, small donations in cash ($5 is OK) or check (to Jimmy/Robby Bechler if check) should be sent to PO Box 157 Orange CA 92856. Jim's kids will pick a local charity and deliver in person in Jim's honor for Christmas.

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“I am so shocked and sad to just now hear of Jim's passing. I met Jim in 1973, he helped me get out of a dead end job that I had at that time and...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: John Angel - long beach, CA

“We thought so highly of James and are fortunate to have met him. He and Craig are the reason we were able to save our home. We are so very sorry for...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Christie and Scott Cassady - CA

“It is my honor to know and see you in my life. You was just incredibly amazing. Hope you rest in peace and could see your daughter. I am sending my...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Bao Nguyen - Garden Grove, CA

“I only knew you briefly, but I will always remember you for how much you made me laugh. Craig will recall Mr. Bechlers' faux pas during a meeting we...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Maggie Menchaca - Aliso Viejo, CA

“My prayers are with you, Nicole and your family during this time. May the peace of God surround you all and bring with it the good memories to carry...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Rilla Little - San Antonio, TX

“I am so sorry to hear about this terrible loss. Jim gave me my first job out of law school. He gave me a chance to start my legal career when no one...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Boukidis - CA

“Jimmy...You are still my favorite. We will miss you. Charlie and I send our deepest sympathies to Gail and the family. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Bechler & Charlie Homes - CA

“Goodbye my friend. Good luck in next life!!! ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Hoang Pham - Garden Grove, CA

“I just wanted to extend my most deepest & sincerest condolences to your family once again and remind everyone that I am here to assist in the best...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Fidel Parra - Long Beach, CA


James Bechler passed away on November 25th, 2012.

He was the son of Edwin and Louise Bechler of Long Beach Calif.

Jim leaves behind his wife, Gail Rogal Bechler, sons, Robby and Jimmy Bechler, and daughters, Natalie Dawn Wilson , Michelle Bechler, since passed on, and Nicole Hill. He also leaves behind siblings, Richard Bechler, Georgia Bechler, Joseph Bechler, and Barbara Bechler.

As the President and Founding Attorney of The Law Offices of James C. Bechler, Jim was diligent and passionate in his work as an attorney, drawing on nearly a decade of experience in criminal defense, immigration law, civil litigation, bankruptcy, family law, and real estate law. He was a proud holder of a Juris Doctor degree from California's Chapman University School of Law in 2002and a member of the Supreme Court Bar.

A devoted husband, and proud family man, he adored his wife and children above anything in life.

Jim was an avid pilot for over 30 years and enjoyed transporting his family and friends to family events, weddings and reunions.

Always quick on his feet with a humorous story, Jim entertained and loved us all well. He lived large, and will be profoundly missed.

In lieu of flowers, small donations in cash ($5 is OK) or check (to Jimmy/Robby Bechler if check) should be sent to PO Box 157 Orange CA 92856. Jim's kids will pick a local charity and deliver in person in Jim's honor for Christmas.