James Austin Gould | AspenTimes.com

James Austin Gould

Jim “Dogman” Gould, born on Labor Day in 1947, died peacefully on Labor Day, Sept. 5, 2005, after a long illness. At his side were his daughter and longtime friend Sharon Alderman.Jim spent many years in Aspen. Some of his friends then remained his friends to the present. He was involved in the restaurant business and had many other enterprises going at that time. Jim’s passions in life were fly-fishing, at which he was a master, family and art.Jim is survived by his daughter, Michelle Gould, and close friend Sharon Alderman. He is also survived by his sister Carrol Norton and his stepson David Close. He had many years of influence on Ian Alderman, the son of Sharon Alderman.At his request, a memorial celebration will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at his home, 500 Niagra Ave. in Paonia. Call (970) 527-3050 for directions. Cards may be mailed to the family of James A. Gould, P.O. Box 1443, Paonia, CO 81428.