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Charles F. James

December 9, 1936 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 85)

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Cortland – Charles F. James, 85, went home to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021.

            He was born in Warren, Ohio, on December 9, 1936, the son of the late William James and Anna (Dade) James.

            He was raised in Warren and Levittsburg and graduated from Leavittsburg High School where he ran Track and Cross Country, followed by being a Varsity Letterman in the same sports at the University of Pittsburgh. Chuck has been in cancer clinical trials at the Ohio State University- James Cancer Hospital for a number of years to aid in finding a cure for cancer.

            Chuck was a member of North Mar Church, having served as a Governing Board Member. Chuck also served on the District Committee of the Boy Scouts of America, receiving the District Award of Merit. He was a member of the Ashtabula Yacht Club and docked his boat there.

            Chuck worked at Republic Steel, Packard Electric and Therm-O-Link.

            Chuck was an avid fisherman on Lake Erie for 30 years aboard his boat “Visitation” with many friends and family. He was an avid deer, turkey and small game hunter and was a taxidermist for 20 years.

            He leaves behind the Love of his life, Judy of 63 years marriage, also three sons; Donald (Diana), David (Carol), and Dr. Douglas (Valarie) and a daughter Deborah (Scott Shallenberger, plus seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, whom he dearly loved. He also has a sister, Sue (Wayne) Leiby of Pennsylvania and nieces.

            A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2022, at 12:00 noon at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren, Ohio 44483 with Pastor Myron Daum. Preceded by calling hours from 10:00a.m. till noon. Current CDC Guidelines for Covid will be followed.

            Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Cortland.

            In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to North-Mar Church, 3855 East Market St., Warren, Ohio 44484 or the Ohio State University, James Medical Center, 660 Ackerman Road, PO Box 183112, Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112.

            Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to the family.

 

           

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel
1884 North Road NE
Warren, OH 44483

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