James L. Marchal, age 88, of St. Paris, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Vancrest of Urbana.
Born on May 30, 1933 he was a son of the late Leo and Emma (Treon) Marchal.
Jim married Eileen (Thackery) on August 25, 1956 and she survives along with their children: Gary (Liz) Marchal, Rhonda Kies and Donna (David) Hissrich. Other survivors include numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, Godchildren, and extended family members; Ester Marchal, Pearl Thackery, Thelma Barhorst, and Ivan & Linda Thackery. He was preceded in death by his grandchildren, Sarah Marchal and Devin Marchal, brothers Gerald “Jerry” (Bertha) Marchal, Paul (Vera) Marchal, Norman “Dude” Marchal, sisters, Madonna “Donna” (Leo) Partington, Mary “Curly” (Joe) Francis, Harold Barhorst, Cordelia “Dolly” (Bob) Watercutter and Dorothy “Dot” (Richard) Hatcher.
Jim served in the US Army during the Korean conflict. He retired from Navistar in 1995 and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, St. Paris, Ohio
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 121 E Walnut Street, St Paris, Ohio with Father Matthew Lee presiding. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, St. Paris, Ohio with Military honors.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the Devin Marchal Memorial Fund, The People Savings Bank, 110 N. Detroit St. West Liberty, Ohio 43357 or the Crossroads Hospice, 8069 Washington Village Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45458.
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