James Ansell

Obituary of James Ansell

James "Jim" W. Ansell, 82, of Vermilion, died Friday, January 14, 2022 at Kingston of Vermilion after a lengthy illness.

He was born April 5, 1939 in Barronsville, PA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 52 years moving from Sheffield Lake.

Jim worked for Ford Motor Co., Lorain as a Relief Man for 30 years, retiring in 1989.

He was a social member of the American Legion #397 and VFW #7576. Jim enjoyed fishing, hunting, shooting pool, watching Westerns and the Steelers, and bowling with the Jet Set Senior League in Vermilion.

He is survived by his sons, Mark (Dana) Ansell of Vermilion, Michael (Pamela) Ansell of Taylorsville, KY, and Matt (Kimberly) Ansell of Mt. Washington, KY; grandchildren, Seth, Monica, Malary, Shane, and Joshua Ansell; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Thomas Ansell; and his sister, Nancy Bowermaster.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancie Ansell in 2014; parents, Wesley John and Amanda Jane (nee Hostetler) Ansell; brothers, Bill and Barry Ansell and his daughter-in-law, Robin Ansell.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 4:00 p.m. at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. The Reverend Rich Henry will officiate. Private inurnment will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter,12930 Chippewa Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

Wednesday
19
January

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
Wednesday
19
January

Funeral Service

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Riddle Funeral Home
5345 South Street
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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