James Richard Householder, age 86 passed away Thursday, August 27th surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness. He was born October 22, 1933 to the late Ernest Householder and Bertha (Carman) Heuer. He is survived by Sons; Freddie L. (Rebecca) Householder of East Rochester and James B. (Fiancée Sabrina Tompulis) Householder of Minerva. Grandchildren: Kimberly (Compton) Girdharry and Children; Noah, Joel, and Lillyanna, Bobbi (Ronald) McCullough and Children; Grace, Hope, and Faith, Kenneth (Amanda) Householder and Children; Pryde, Avery, August, Annamae, Kylee, Brooke, Sophia, Corey (Cassandra) Householder and Children; Savannah and Maximus, Shelby Berry and Children; Jamison, Micah, and Nova, Nicholas (Fiancée Kayla Horner) Householder, Destiny Householder,
Sister; Shirley (Steve) Warth, Brothers; Carl (Deb) Heuer and Duane (Juanita) Householder all from Minerva. Brother-in-laws; Dave (Sheila) Rogers of Ravenna, Dale (Dorothy) Rogers of Alliance and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his Parents he was preceded in death by his Wife; Myra Jane Householder, Daughter; Darlene Kay Householder, Sister; Linda Huhn and Brother; Gerald Householder.
James often wore an unforgettable smile and is well known amongst his family and friends for his lively sense of humor to which he freely shared, even in spite of life’s worst circumstances. He found great pleasure and pride in the simplicity’s of his life. Married to Myra on December 13, 1952, James and his late wife had a great love for music and dancing. They had an unforgettable talent that showcased amazing jitterbug skills. James also served in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Albany during the Cuban Crisis. Displaying a strong work ethic, he retired after 38 years from Republic Steel. He left behind a legacy of love given to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Per his request Cremation will take place and a Graveside Memorial will be held September 9, 2020 at 2pm at East Lawn Cemetery in Minerva with Aultman Alliance Hospice Chaplain Freddie Rodriquez officiating. A Celebration of Life will take place September 12, 2020 at 4pm at Bayard Grange, 24222 US RT 30 Minerva, Ohio. Thank you to the Aultman Alliance Hospice team for making his last days comfotable. We encourage you to share your online condolences with his family at www.deansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Dean's Funeral Home Sebring, Ohio.
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