Frank M. "Butch" James , age 82 of Croton, died Wednesday morning December 12, 2012 at Bennington Glen Nursing Center in Marengo.
He was born on March 3, 1930 in Columbus to the late Reed and Vera (Flescher) James. He was a retired driver for Licking County Highway Department and former owner of the Croton Elevator. Member of the Croton United Methodist Church and a former Croton Volunteer Fireman.
Frank was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan. Frank would rather have been working or spending time with his family than doing anything else.
He is survived by daughters: Melissa James of Norwalk, Rebecca James of Sewickley, Pa.; Son: Don (Teri) James of Centerburg; grandchildren: Courtney (Tony) Shaver, Cameron James.
He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 57 years: Barbara R. (Taylor) James on September 8, 2007.
Friends may call Friday 4-7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Hartford Cemetery with his son Don James officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Feed my Sheep, 8137 State Route 356, New Marshfield, Ohio 45766.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.