James L. Creager

PIQUA - James L. Creager, 77, of Piqua, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday Sept. 28, 2012, at the home of his daughter. He was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Piqua to the late Lester and Tressa (Brush) Creager. He married Joy C. Current Nov. 20, 1954; she preceded him in death June 26, 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Jeri (Richard) Scherer, Jennifer (Willis) Young all of Conover; three sons, James L. (Nancy) Creager II, Jeffry L. (Jamie) Creager, and John L. Creager all of Piqua; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph L. Creager, a sister, Connie Lester, and a great granddaughter, Kaylee M. Scherer.

Mr. Creager was a graduate of Piqua Central High School and retired from the Hartzell Propeller Company following forty-three years of service. He loved being with his family and following the activities of his grandchildren.

A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Pastor Edward W. Sollenberger Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

Published in Piqua Daily Call on Sept. 30, 2012