James E. (Hot Shot) Monk Jr.

James E. (Hot Shot) Monk Jr.

LARUE: James E. (Hot Shot) Monk Jr. age 61, of LaRue, died Thursday December 13, 2012 at 11:12 PM at Marion Pointe in Marion, Ohio. He was born March 25, 1951 in Marion to the late James E. and Helen Mae (Northcutt) Monk Sr.

He is survived by two brothers, Roger D. Monk of Columbus and Dales S. Monk of Marion; two sisters, Patty L. (James) Barnhill of Columbus and Dawn (Paul) Bridenstine of Marseilles; also nieces and nephews.

Hot Shot worked at the Ridgway Hatchery and did odd jobs around the village of LaRue. Family said he was proud of LaRue and that the village was his life.

Funeral Services will be held Monday December 17, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue. Ministers will be the Rev. Edward W. Fugate and the Rev. Tim Pasma. Burial in the LaRue Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home in LaRue from 2 to 4 PM on Sunday.

Those who wish may make contribution to either the LaRue Baptist Church or the LaRue United Methodist Church.

Remembrances and Condolences may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger .com.

Published in the Marion Star on Dec. 15, 2012