Obituary

John Byron "Jim" Beculheimer

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CASSTOWN - James Byron "Jim" Beculheimer, of Casstown, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, at his residence.
He was born May 24, 1956, in West Liberty, Ky., to the late the Rev. James "Archie" and Delena (Gilliam) Beculheimer. He married Lynnee Sells on May 13, 1978, in Greene Street United Methodist Church, Piqua. She survives.
Also surviving are three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Kevin and Shelly Beculheimer of Fairborn, David and Rebecca Beculheimer of Livonia, Mich., and Stephen Beculheimer of Fairborn.
Byron graduated from Park Hills High School, Fairborn, and attended Wright State University. He was a member of the Perry County Beagle Club and the Columbus Beagle Club. Byron trained and performed in field and show competition with beagles, English setters and English pointers for over 25 years. Byron loved to ride his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, fish, hunt and play golf. He and his wife, Lynnee were pleasure riders on their Tennessee Walking horses.
Byron was a receiving supervisor at Dap Inc. in Tipp City, since 1975.
A celebration of Byron's life will be held Friday, April 19, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, with Pastor Donald Wells officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Casstown Volunteer Fire Department, 4210 East Street, Casstown, OH 45371, American Heart Association, 15120 Collections Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693, American Cancer Society, Southwest Regional Office, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.

Published in Sidney Daily News on Apr. 16, 2013