James Robert Breedlove

January 12, 1973March 5, 2020

James R. Breedlove, age 47, of North Canton: Jim “fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith” (II Timothy 4:7) and went home to be with his Savior on Thursday, March 5, 2020.

Jim was a blessing to everyone around him over the past 47 years. His determination, great sense of humor, and love for God inspired everyone who knew him. He will be greatly missed, but we are rejoicing that he is finally healed, singing with the angels, and seeing all the beauty of heaven.

He was born on January 12, 1973 in Canton to Rosalie and Clarence Breedlove. Jim was a member of Faith Family Church. He graduated from Canton South High School, and attended Kent State University.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Kristen; his two beautiful daughters, Tessa and Emma; along with his parents, Rosalie and Clarence; and his brother, Clay. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Rose and Robert Richmond, and Fannie Dillard.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 2:00pm at Sunset Hills Memory Gardens, 7920 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton. A Celebration of Life will follow at 3:00pm at High Mill Church, 1920 Schneider St. NE, Canton, Ohio 44721. Arrangements under the direction of Karlo-Libby Funeral Home.


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, March 10, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, March 10, 2020


James Robert Breedlove

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Art Fach

March 8, 2020

Extremely saddened to read of Jim's passing. - Art Fach

Sam Meers

March 8, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers 🙏

Kathryn Schisler

March 7, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family. May peace and comfort be with you at this time.

Kristin and Kathryn

David Schisler

March 7, 2020

James was a fine young man, always smiling and pleasant to be around. He reminds me so much of my uncle Bob Richmond. He will be greatly missed and I send my condolences to Rosalie, Clarence and Clay Breedlove.