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James J. Hoon

James J. “Jim”  Hoon, 78, of Canal Winchester passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Mt. Carmel East.  He was born March 3, 1936 in Columbus and was the son of the late James Richard and Bessie (Bailes) Hoon.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a self employed carpenter.
Jim is survived by his wife, Anita (Potter) Hoon; children, Stephanie (George) Speight of Amanda, Jodie (Mitch) Marion of Millersport, Steven Hoon (Kim Faught) of Canal Winchester and Brian (Barbara) Catt of Howard, OH; grandchildren, Jason Gray, Megan (fiancé Joe Chambers) Gray , Christopher and Danielle Catt, Amber (John) Hughes, Ashleigh (Cody) Sinclair and Abby Marion; great grandchildren, Haylie and Natalie Hughes; one brother, David (Judy) Hoon and a sister, Joan Elie both of Columbus and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Carole Foster.  
Cremation has been handled with care by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda. An inurnment service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July  18, 2014 at Lithopolis Cemetery.  Following the service, the family would like to invite everyone to the American Legion in Lithopolis to celebrate Jim’s life.
The family would like contributions to made to any area Humane Society in Jim’s memory.

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My thoughts and prayers are with you. He was very much loved and will well remembered.

Jimi Hoon Jul 17 2014 12:00 AM

I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Jim's family and his brother David.

Walter Forbis Jul 17 2014 12:00 AM

Anita and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. I will miss seeing him sitting at the picnic table when I go by. During his active years he was such a blessing to me when I needed help. If there is anything I can do in the days ahead I am within walking distance. My prayers are with you.

Jean Nunley Jul 16 2014 12:00 AM

Jim and I were neighbors for many years, We haven't seen each other for a long time but I think of him any time we go by his home.

Dick & Donna Potts Jul 16 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Anita, Stephanie, Jodi and Stephen, Im sorry to hear of Jim's passing. We had a lot of good times growing up. I remember helping clean the horse stalls and building hay forts in the barn. Prayers to the whole family. If you need anything have mom call me.

Michael Nunley Jul 16 2014 12:00 AM

May God Rest Your Soul, in peace, Jim

Bob Shuler

Robert B. Shuler Jul 16 2014 12:00 AM

My most sincere thoughts and prayers for all of you. Hang tough all of you!

Steve Barrows Jul 16 2014 12:00 AM

Steve, I am so sorry for the loss of your father.  Prayers are with you and your family.

Christine Martinez Jul 15 2014 12:00 AM

Steve and Family, so sorry for your loss; our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Phil & Cindy Jul 15 2014 12:00 AM


I'm sorry to hear of the passing of your father.  Please accept our condolences and prayers.



John Dossman Jul 15 2014 12:00 AM

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