James R. Andrews

Sep 3, 2015

Oct 22, 1919 — Jan. 7, 2007

BELLEVUE — James R. Andrews, 87, of Bellevue, died on Sunday at the Bellevue Hospital.

He was born in Bellevue to the late Walter George and Mary Elizabeth (Steadman) Andrews on Oct. 22, 1919.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Bellevue; the Bellevue Masonic Lodge and the Zenobia Shrine of Toledo and the Bellevue Eagles.

He graduated from Bellevue High School in 1937 and retired from General Motors in Sandusky as an electrician in 1985. He had been a track official for many years prior to his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Alice E. (Bovaird) Andrews, whom he married on Aug. 14, 1942; a daughter, Barbara Jane Andrews (Gregory Schieferstein) of South Elgin, Ill; and a grandson.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey Allen Andrews in 1957; and siblings, Paul Andrews, Nelson Andrews, Lauralee Andrews and Emma Jane Andrews.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue, where the Masonic rite services will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday and a funeral at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.

Memorials gifts may be sent to Bellevue Athletic Boosters: PO Box 486, Bellevue, Ohio 44811.