James Paul PRIEST

News Death Notice

PRIEST, James Paul age 70, of Middletown, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born April 18, 1942 in Franklin, Ohio, the son of Charles R. Priest, Jr. and Geneva Mae (Wolfe) Priest. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Miami Valley VFW Post #3809 and Fraternal Order of Eagles #528. James retired from Lebanon Correctional Institute where he was a Corrections Officer. He is survived by one son, Chad (Kitty) Priest of Franklin; two stepsons, Rob (Becky) Koontz, Rick (Loretta) Koontz; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Priest and one son, John E. Priest in 1988. Visitation will be 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Saturday at the Breitenbach -McCoy- Leffler Funeral Home. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the , 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. A guestbook is available at www.breitenbachfuneralhome.com.

Published in Journal-News on Mar. 8, 2013