James E. Kanuckel

| February 17, 2015

WARSAW- James Edmund “Jim” Kanuckel, 84, of Beaver St., died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born Nov. 4, 1930 in New Castle to the late Frank and Evelyn (Beatty) Kanuckel.  He was a 1948 graduate of Warsaw High School, and served in the US Navy during the Korean War from 1951-1955. He was a former employee of Clow Water Systems and River View High School.    He was a member of the Warsaw American Legion Post #634, a former Warsaw Village Councilman, and was a charter member of the River View Community Park Board.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, June (Guthrie) Kanuckel of Warsaw, whom he married Feb. 17, 1951, a daughter, Brenda (Denny) Blanford of Warsaw, a son, Dave (Shannon) Kanuckel of Pearl River, LA, four granddaughters; Erica (Trent) Timmons, Alissa (Buck) Byers, Monica (Jordan) Knight, and Jessica (Doug) Danton, great-grandchildren; Cheyenne, Gabe, Raegan, Grant, Kennedy, Leah, Cooper, Kendall,  and a sister, Harriett Martin of Warsaw.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kelly Johnston, and a brother-in-law, Charles Martin.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Ron Davis officiating.  Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery, with graveside military rites performed by the Coshocton Co. Joint Veterans Council.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

Memorial donations may be made to the River View Community Park, P.O. Box 399 Warsaw, OH 43844.

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