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James "Jim" R. Oyer

October 19, 1948 — June 15, 2022


James "Jim" R. Oyer


James "Jim" R. Oyer, 73, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Champaign County, Ohio on October 19, 1948, a son of the late William and Barbara (Swint) Oyer.

Jim married Shirley (Horne) Oyer in November 1969 and she preceded him in death on March 1, 2018. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Bonnie Sue Oyer.

Jim is survived by his three children, April (Mark) Predmore, Toni (Jim) Rumer, and Kevin (April) Oyer; 10 grandchildren, Jessica Robinson, Mark Predmore Jr., Breann Trout, John (Ashley) Predmore, Amber Predmore, Blaze Trout, Cory Oyer, Justice Oyer, Henry Wise, and Kyle (Davianna) Rumer; 19 great grandchildren; two brothers, Mike Oyer and Randy Oyer; and several nieces and nephews.

Jim had worked as a meat cutter at Kash & Karry in Tampa, Florida before moving to Ohio. He was a member of both the Indian Lake Moose Lodge #1533 and Bellefontaine F.O.E. #2166. Jim had coached T-Ball and baseball while living in Florida. He was a diehard Indianapolis Colts fan, enjoyed watching WWE Wrestling, and was friendly to everyone he met throughout his life.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 321 N. Main Street in Bellefontaine.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jim’s memory:

American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017.



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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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