James I. Reedy, 77, of 806 Clark Ave., Piqua, died at 9:25 pm Saturday November 19, 2011 at the Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born December 30, 1933 in Montgomery County. He married Erma L. Poling November 26, 1955 in Liberty, Indiana; and she survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Diana (Scott) Wintrow of Troy, Lori (James) Worthington of Piqua; two grandchildren, Brittany (Benjamin) Teeters, Bradley Miller; four step-grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; a brother Bobby Lines of Eaton; two sisters, Kathy (Ron) Stewart of Springfield, Alice Elam of Harvey, Illinois; four half-sisters, Nancy Blake, Clara Reedy, Linda Epperley all of Piqua, Caroline Martin of Sidney; and five half-brothers, Charles (Janet) Reedy of Texas, Roger Reedy of Troy, John (Corky) Reedy of Piqua, David Wells of California, and Harry Reedy of Piqua. He was preceded in death by his father, Jacob Reedy, his mother, Donna (Riley) Reedy Butkus, and several brothers and sisters.
Mr. Reedy worked at the former Wood Shovel & Tool Company, Val Decker Packing Plant, and the Copperweld Corp from which he retired. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing and playing cards. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
A service to honor his life will begin at 10:00 am Tuesday November 22, 2011 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rev. James R. Christy officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to oneā(TM)s favorite charity. Condolences to the family may also be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.