James R Eden Sr.

January 21, 1938February 9, 2013

James R. Eden Sr., 75, of Lancaster, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 21, 1938 in Lancaster, Ohio to the late Walter A. and Millie (Minerva) Eden. Jim served in the U.S. Army (Armored Div.) during the Korean War. He was a local Barber for many years in Lancaster. Jim was preceded in death by parents, brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Lena Groff, brother, Harold Groff, sisters, Jill Marie Eden and Virginia Bates, brother-in-law, Tom Bates.

He is survived by his wife, Judy K. (Mason) Eden, son, James R. Eden Jr., sister-in-law, Freda Groff, stepmother, Bertha Mae Eden, step sisters, Janis Shumaker and Joan Coakley, step brother, Robert Wolfley, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME with Rev. Harold Sturm officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery where the Lancaster Burial Detail will perform military graveside services. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 Tuesday. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the American Legion post #11 or VFW post #1380.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 12, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, February 12, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 13, 2013

James R Eden Sr.

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Donna Azbell

February 23, 2013

Dear Judy Kay,
So sorry to hear of Jim's passing, I will be keeping you and your family in my prayers. Take care of yourself. Love ya, Donna

Keith Studer

February 16, 2013

So sorry for the loss for you and your mother Jim! Find peace in knowing that that Lord will take care of your father and will bring peace to your mother and you. God Bless!


February 14, 2013

Dad...I love you so much and I'm going to miss you more then any words can ever say

February 12, 2013

To the family of Jim Eden from the Class of 1955 LHS. Please accept our deepest regret and sincere condolences. Walk with FAITH through the upcoming times.

February 12, 2013

Judy and Jimmy, So sorry for your loss.
barb barker devore

Pat Poston

February 11, 2013

Judy and Jimmy so sorry for your loss.
I'm sure he's watching over both of you

karen spires

February 11, 2013

Jimmy, god bless you and your mom. so sorry.

karen spires

February 11, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.