James Church

James C. Church

NEWARK: An interment service for James C. Church will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, February 1, 2013 at Newark Memorial Park with military honors rendered by Licking County Veterans Alliance. The family will receive friends and relatives Thursday from 5-8 P.M. at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st Street, Newark during which time Acme Lodge #554 F&A.M. will honor their fallen lodge brother at 7:30.

Mr. Church, age 72, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born November 20, 1942 in Newark, Ohio to his parents Arthur B. and Marian (Thompson) Church. He was a graduate of Newark High School and served with the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Jim was a retiree from Owens Corning. He was a fifty-year member of the Masonic Order and a member of Acme Lodge #554 F&A.M. He was a 32nd degree mason, member of Scottish Rite and member of Aladdin Shrine Temple and Aloha Temple, Honolulu, HI. He was also a member of Heath Eagles and the American Legion.

Mr. Church is survived by daughters Beth (Bill) Smith of Huntington Beach, CA and Edith (Steve) Morgan of Lawrenceville, GA: son James A. (Carol Maynard-Church) Church of Columbus, OH; grandchildren Olivia, Chris, Christina, Carson and Carlie; sister Deanna Chaney and nieces and nephews Rod Chaney, Renee Baker, Lin Lewis and Gina Large.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents.

On-line condolences to the family may be sent via www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com by clicking Obituaries/guestbook entry.


Funeral Home

Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055

Published in the Advocate on Jan. 29, 2013