James Franklin “Jim” Sorrell, 76, of Covington, passed away Friday, May 27, 2022, at home. He was born October 11, 1945, in Dayton, Kentucky, a son of the late Jack Sorrell and Tevis Sorrell of Independence. He was a retired Tax Examiner with the I.R.S. in Covington with 40 years of service. He was an avid reader and writer. He enjoyed being a black belt an doing Karate for many years at Yoseikan Karate School. He was married May 15, 1971, in Newport, to Wanda S. Black Sorrell. Also surviving are three children, Angie Murray (Dirk); Becky Sorrell; Naomi James; two grandchildren, Elijah Jackson and Trevor James; one brother, Jerry Sorrell and one sister, Sylvia Stein (Ed). Services will be private and are entrusted to the Floral Hills Funeral Home.