New Middletown – James H. “Tinker” Meeds, 82, passed away on Friday morning November 22, 2019 at Masternick Memorial Health Care Center in New Middletown.
James was born July 12, 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of James H. and Helen Amer Meeds.
He lived in the area his whole life and worked on the Erie and Conrail Railroad, retiring as a clerk after 42 years. After retiring he drove school bus for the Struthers school system. He served in the United States Army and was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Columbiana. He enjoyed golfing and traveling.
James married his wife and best friend, the former Marilyn Malone on April 9, 1977.
He leaves a nephew Daniel Masny of Boardman, OH; a niece Kristin (Garrett) Botirius of and a great nephew Callan Botirius both of Charlotte, NC; a sister-in-law Barbara (Ken) Masny of Boardman, OH and one brother Gerald (Diane) Barber of Minnesota
He was preceded in death by his parents and a step father Ralph Barber.
As per James wishes there will be no calling or services.
Arrangements handled by Clemente Funeral Home in New Middletown.
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