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Anderson Funeral Home

40 North Main Street, Springboro, OH

OBITUARY

James G. Rivers

July 12, 1935June 21, 2020

James (Jim) Gerald Rivers 84, of Springboro, Ohio went to meet the Lord on June 21, 2020. The funeral services will be held June 25, 2020 with visitation from 11:00 am till 1:00 pm at Springboro Christian Church. Wayne Mock, Minister of Springboro Christian Church will be officiating.

Jim was born in Dryden, VA and graduated from Dryden High School. He served his country in the US Army from 1955 to 1963.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents Carlson and Mary (Midge), brother Roy.

He is survived by “the love of his life” his wife Faye of 60 years. His family and friends will miss him.

Jim enjoyed playing golf and volunteering at Springboro Christian Church of which he served as a deacon.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Springboro Christian Church, 720 S Main St, Springboro OH 45066.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

Memories

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Larry Begley

June 26, 2020

Jim was a true friend and fantastic uncle. I have many memories of Jim beginning with my childhood. Family gatherings, visits and vacations with Jim and Faye were always very special. We enjoyed playing many rounds of golf in the Springboro area and Virginia. My wife and I will greatly miss Jim but feel very blessed that he has been a part of our life. We love our dear friend and uncle. I’m sure that Jim is currently enjoying a very special place in heaven that God has prepared just for him.

Wayne Mock

June 24, 2020

Jim lived a full life. A life full of love for others. A life full of giving of himself in helping others and serving the Lord. Jim and Faye worked together on many projects at the church building and at home. They have been a source of blessing to many others. Jim was a great encourager to me and to others. I, and many others, will remember Jim for his loving, compassionate, and generous heart. Jim will be missed greatly and remembered fondly.

David Sowers

June 22, 2020

Jim was a dear friend who always had a smile and wanted to know how you were doing. I have lots of great memories with him on the golf course. I admired his ability to not get upset when he hit a bad shot. We often talked about the time a sudden rain storm came up and we were soaked from head to toe. Sure will miss him but our loss will be God's gain. Rest in peace my dear friend.

Odette Wells

June 22, 2020

To the family and love ones of James Rivers, please accept my condolences⚘

May the God of tender mercies comfort you in your time of loss. Your loving creator promises to be close to those who hurt in Psalms 34:18 "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted;He saves those who are crushed in spirit"

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY