James Wesley Rich

January 8, 1953 — June 13, 2021

James Wesley Rich

James “Jim” Wesley Rich, age 68, formerly of Bellefontaine and Xenia, Ohio passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Care Core of Lima.

He was born in Lima, Ohio January 8, 1953, to Freeman W. and Emily M. (Parker) Rich. Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, Walter Rich and a great niece, Kierstin Johnson.

He is survived by sisters, E. Louise (G. Bruce) Norris of Rushsylvania, Ohio and his twin, Etta (Everett) Pitts Sr. of Lakeview, Ohio along with nephews Gregg (Helen) Norris, Todd Norris, Everett (Julie) Pitts, Jr., a niece, Cassie (Josh) Gann, several great nephews and nieces and numerous friends.

Jim served in the U.S. Army and was a Viet Nam Veteran. He loved Harley-Davidson motorcycles, playing bingo and country music especially Johnny Cash. Jim always dressed in and called himself “the man in black”. He was a member of AMVETS Post #105 and V.F.W. Frank D. Castle Post #1080, both in Bellefontaine.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine where the funeral service with military honors performed by the Logan County Veteran Honor Guard, will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Burial will follow the service at the Huntsville Cemetery in Huntsville, Ohio.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Rich family.

D.S.

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Visitation

Thursday, June 17, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine

321 N Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine

321 N Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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