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Herbert G. James
Herbert G. JamesFishermanHerbert G. James, 88 of New Bloomington, died unexpectedly Monday, April 17, 2017 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born October 11, 1928 in LaRue to the late Hugh and Virgie (Rousch) James.  He was also preceded in death by nine siblings, Lilia Mae James, Maurice James, Doris Roszman, Mabel Brehl, Thelma Hickman, Janet Graham, Earl James, Donald James, John James; two sons, Mike James and Herb James; and a granddaughter, Erin James.

On March 7, 1947 he married the former Anna Gibson in Greenup, Kentucky and she survives in New Bloomington.

An avid outdoorsman, he loved fishing and camping.  One of his favorite spots was at Lake Erie.  Gardening was a big part of his life and he spent many summers tending to it. Herb enjoyed watching big-time wrestling as well as NASCAR, his two favorite drivers being Dale Earnhardt and Dale Jr.  He was a member of the LaRue United Methodist Church.  

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Tom (Alice Gibbs) James, Richwood; a daughter, Dianna (Wayne “Gus”) Smith, New Bloomington; two daughters-in-law, Jeannie James, Marion; Beverly James, Richwood; siblings, Mary (Dale) Hughes, LaRue; Marguerite Hickman, Meeker; Virgie Ann Kinsler, New Bloomington; Raymond James, Ironton; Betty Lou (William) Jones, Big Island; a sister-in-law, Carol James, Cardington; eight grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home, LaRue, with Pastor Mike Raypholtz officiating.  Burial will follow in LaRue Cemetery.  Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home in LaRue.

Memorial Gifts may be made to the Marion Community Foundation at 504 State St. Marion, Ohio 43302 for the Erin James Scholarship, checks should be made to the Marion Community Foundation with Erin James in the memo.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com


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#1 from: Pam Harper
 
babywhimpy@yahoo.com Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 4:20 PM

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Karen Harper-Alexander and family



#2 from: Linda Harper
Prospect ohio
sweetlindalou@hotmail.com Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 9:33 PM

So sorry to hear about Uncle Herb.                 Linda and Sarah Harper



#3 from: Becky Jacobs Rynders
 
No email Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:13 PM

Prayers are with your family.
Becky Jacobs Rynders
Abilene, TX




#4 from: Marilyn Coleman
Richwood
auntym999@gmail.com Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1:46 AM

Words can't express sorry for your loss.   I love you and yours lots.  George will show him the ropes.   This isnot the end but a new beginning. You will meet again.



#5 from: Robin Brooker
Morral
rbrooker83@yahoo.com Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 6:48 AM

Our prayers and condolences to all of you during this difficult time. Loved going by and seeing his beautiful garden in the summer. He always had a smile and wave as we went by.



#6 from: Brian & LuAnn Swinehart
Marion
bluswine@aol.com Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 8:52 AM

So sorry for your family's loss. You have our deepest sympathy.



#7 from: Theresa, Garret & Macenzie James
 
mom3rocks3@gmail.com Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 9:46 AM

Our deepest, deepest sympathy and all of our love to you Grandma James and family.

Theresa, Garret & Macenzie James



#8 from: Debra James
 
No email Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 9:08 AM

Sorry for your loss. I wish my husband Tim would have known him along with our 3 children and 4 grandchildren. God bless you all and may he give you comfort during your time of grieving.



#9 from: Judy Carr
Richwood
No email Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 8:22 AM

Sending prayers and thinking of you in your time of sorrow.




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