Born August 12, 1948, on Mansfield, Ohio, passed away March 10, 2003, at age 54, after a brief illness.
Jimmie's beautiful voice was heard by many, as he had been a member of the famed Ohio Express Band and continued to entertain at any given opportunity, he loved being on stage.
Jimmies family and friends will always remember his God given wit and sense of humor. He was bigger than life.
He is survived by his loving wife Marsha, daughter Phaidra mother Betty, sisters Beth Vassel (Christ) and Linda Hammett (Joe), and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sanibel Congregational Church of Christ on Sanibel Island.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Jimmies name at the Sanibel Congregational Church of Christ for the garden.
Published in The News-Press on Mar. 12, 2003.