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James E. Woodrum


James E. Woodrum, 84, of Wadsworth, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. He was born December 5, 1934 in Mount Cole, West Virginia, to the late Kenneth and Pink Woodrum.

Jimmy worked at Ford Motor in Brook Park for 35 years. He loved working on cars, fishing and running mules. On January 10, 2019, he celebrated 60 years of marriage with his beloved wife, Veleria.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Veleria Woodrum; sons, James D. of Wadsworth, Donald W. of Oklahoma, Lucky J. (Tammy) of Gasaway, West Virginia, Ronald G. (Naomi) of Marietta, Rex A. Woodrum of Wadsworth; daughters, Gaye R. Coffee of Rittman, Shelva A. (Kenneth) Holms of Wadsworth; 15 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren and sisters, Mary Lou Ward of Parma, Edith Williams of Medina, Joyce Mills of North Carolina, Laura Wilson of West Virginia and Betty Barker of West Virginia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Family and friends may visit Monday, February 18, 2019 from 5 to 8 P.M. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10 A.M. with The Reverend Ronald G. Woodrum officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wadsworth.

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