PIQUA - James E. Nill, 80, of Piqua, died at 1 a.m. Monday Dec. 31, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Jan. 15, 1932, in Piqua, to the late Harrison and Frances (Beuhler) Nill. He married Anita M. Evans on May 4, 1957 in Piqua; she preceded him in death April 28, 2008.
Survivors include a son Mark Nill of Piqua; a daughter Tamara Baldwin of Piqua; three grandchildren, Chad (Beth) Nill, Kevin Nill, Bobby Baldwin; and a sister Florence Foster of Piqua. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Tom and Bob Nill.
Mr. Nill was a graduate of Piqua Central High School and was a United States Air Force veteran having serviced during the Korean War. He retired from Chrysler AirTemp of Dayton. He was a member of the VFW Post 4874, American Legion Post 184, AMVETS Post 72, Piqua Fish and Game Club and the former Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge 614.
A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Milthaler officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Jan. 1, 2013