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Charles James "Jim" Abshire


1928 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Charles James Abshire

UNIONTOWN -- Charles James "Jim" Abshire, age 85, passed away on March 14, 2014.

Jim was born December 9, 1928, in his beloved hill country of West Virginia, son of Mabel Perry Abshire and George A. Abshire.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Lois; daughters, Karen (Bill Stewart), Carol Walker (Bobby); son, Cash Abshire (Marty McKenzie). Jim dearly loved his grandchildren, Jeremy Abshire, Rachel S. and Jenna Walker, James, Austin, McKenzie and Sam Pittman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Lewis and Ashby Abshire; sisters, Muriel Deal and Hazel Kent.

He retired from General Tire in 1985 when the family established Uniontown Tire Co., now owned by his son Cash. Jim was a veteran of the Korean War.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Mar. 18, 2014
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