James L. Guthrie, 77, of Lakeview, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at OSU Ross Heart Hospital, Columbus.
He was born February 1, 1940 in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of Earl H. and Nina Marie (Winder) Guthrie.
James was a member of the Urbana Church of Christ in Christian Union. He served his country in the United States Air Force for 8 years and worked as an engineer for Conrail Railroad for 20 years. He also served Country Auto as their notary for 17 years.
His survivors include his wife, Trudy (Crew) Guthrie; daughters, Cami (Pat) Keating, Victoria (Jeff) Flannery, April (Jason) Smith; sons, Michael (Tami) Guthrie, Derek (Ashley) Graham, Michael Graham; sisters, Peg Sanders, Lauretta (Bob) Henry, Shirley Kiser, Mary Johnson; thirteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Heather Flannery; sisters, Sandra Kelly and Deloris Preston; and brother, Dean Guthrie. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
James’ funeral service will be held at Jennings Farley Funeral Home Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Mike Grable and Pastor Bobby Henry officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Online condolences may be forwarded to www.jenningsfarley.com.