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Jim E. Jarvis
February 16, 1942 ~ August 2, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Andover, Ohio - James Edward Jarvis, Sr., age 81, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 2, 2023. He was born on February 16, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Marie (Hollis) and Harden Brooks Jarvis.
A 1961 graduate of Brunswick High School, Jim formerly lived in Berea and Olmsted Township, Ohio, before moving to Andover in 2001. On August 6, 1961, he married Nancy Rie Bennett. Jim was a truck driver for over forty-one years, beginning his career with the former Railway Express of Cleveland, Ohio. He spent seventeen years with Revco Drugs formerly of Cleveland, until he began driving tankers for the Penn Virginia Materials. Jim's last employment was moving mobile homes for Trailer Mart Inc. until he retired in 2001.
He was a member of the Vision of Hope Church of Wayne, Ohio, a member of the Laker Ruritans, and the FOE Eagles No. 4035 of Andover, Ohio. Jim could be found at the race track with his semi, or on his motorcycle, riding with his wife, Nancy. He loved camping, boating, and fishing.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents; and his son, James Edward Jarvis, Jr. Survivors include his wife of sixty-two years, Nancy Jarvis of Andover, Ohio; his son Jeffrey A. (Cathy) Jarvis of Lake Helen, Florida; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Marie, and Brooks; and is great-grandpa to many.
A private funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio, with Pastor Jimmy W. Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Andover. Private calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 12th from Noon until the time of services. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com