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James Pence

January 26, 1955November 5, 2020
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James Kenneth “Jim” Pence, age 65 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:42 AM Thursday November 5, 2020 at his residence. Jim was born January 26, 1955 in Greenville and the son of Kenneth Lloyd Pence of Greenville and the late Joan D. (Klosterman) Pence.

Jim had been employed at Fram Corporation of Greenville from 1975 until his retirement in January of 2020. He was a former member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Christ Church formerly on Edison Road and had attended the Lighthouse Christian Center. He enjoyed painting, playing board games and was an inventor. He also loved spending time with his family and animals.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by 4 stillborn children Hannah, Samuel, Esther and Jay. Also his father and mother-in –law Webster and Dorothy Ganger.

Jim’s survivors in addition to his father is his wife Judi K. (Ganger) Pence of Greenville. They were married June 16, 1984. Son Daniel (Danny) Pence of Greenville; sisters Karen (Mark) Skiles of Ansonia, Kathy (Mark) Beaver of Bryan, Ohio and Karla (Matt) Spettel of Greenville; brothers Jerry (Carol) Pence of Greenville and Joel (Shawn) Pence of Cincinnati; sisters-in-law Anna Lee (Dale) Dickerson and Patty (Steve) Foreman all of Union City, Ohio as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday November 10, 2020 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral; Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Both services at the funeral home and graveside will be available by zoom on the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Facebook page. The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday from 1:00 PM until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.

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Anna May James

November 10, 2020

Judi and Danny, so sorry for your family in Jim's passing. I will miss all the greetings he gave me when we got together. He was so special. Praying God will bless you with His peace and understanding.


Ted Ackley

November 10, 2020

Judi and family, I am saddened to hear the news of Jim's passing. Jim and I grew up in the same neighborhood and went to school together graduating in 1973 and in our senior year was in the same DCT co-op class. You have my prayers and sincere condolences at this time. Ted Ackley

Sandy Hunt

November 10, 2020

Jim was a kind and wonderful person. Mom and I will miss him so much. Praying for comfort and peace for your family. We are so sorry for your terrible loss.
With Deepest Sympathy,
Aunt Marlyn and Sandy

Sherry & Mark Echeman

November 8, 2020

Judi, Danny and all the families,
We are so very sorry for your loss of Jim. He was such a kind and helpful man to work with, hard worker and always had a smile. Sad to lose him so young. Praying for the Peace and Comfort, only God can give, to your broken hearts.
Also praying for your strength and recovery, Judi.

Barb Heindl

November 7, 2020

Jim was a great guy, was always nice . I could tell he loved his wife and son very much.
Praying for Judi and Danny and for the rest of the family.

Tamara Cline

November 7, 2020

Judi, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Jim. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Tammy Cline

John Person

November 7, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. May God's comfort and peace surround you and your family at this time.
John and Nancy Person,
Retired Pastor- 1st Presbyterian

Raymond Schaaf

November 6, 2020

Jim Was always Respect Man of God. Treated people with Respect. Very Kind Hearted. He was a Great Uncle Jim. I Always Looked up to Him.

Linda Hunt

November 6, 2020

Jim was a very good friend to me very nice person to work with he will be missed. Judi, Danny, Ken & all the family Prayers of Comfort

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