James W. Gatten

May 13, 1940 - February 8, 2017
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James Wesley Gatten, 76, of Uhrichsville, died Wednesday, February 08, 2017 in Claymont Healthcare and Rehab following a period declining health.

A son of the late Cecil and Pearl (Roupe) Gatten, James was born at Dover on May 13, 1940. On July 4, 1961 he married the former Ethel Tice and together the couple reared …

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James Wesley Gatten, 76, of Uhrichsville, died Wednesday, February 08, 2017 in Claymont Healthcare and Rehab following a period declining health.

A son of the late Cecil and Pearl (Roupe) Gatten, James was born at Dover on May 13, 1940. On July 4, 1961 he married the former Ethel Tice and together the couple reared one daughter.

James was a 30 year employee of Republic Steel at Massillon where he worked as a Millwright. In his free time, he enjoyed competition shooting, deer hunting and fishing. He also loved golfing, playing guitar and showing his classic 1964 Ford Falcon.

In addition to his wife of 55 years, James is survived by a daughter, Misty (Gary) Hogue of Strasburg; two brothers, Lloyd (Gertrude) Gatten of Dennison and Sheldon Gatten of North Carolina.

Completing the family are his grandchildren, James Hogue, Keith Hogue, Kimberly Avon, Kevin Hogue and Kendra Hogue; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine King and brother, Ronald Gatten.

Pastor Brian Flood will lead a service on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 2 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia where the family will greet guests one hour prior to the service from 1-2 PM.

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

End Time: 2:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Born: May 13, 1940
Died: February 8, 2017

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Leztet and Janice Tice posted on 2/13/17

So sorry to hear this. Thoughts to Ethel and Misty...condolences

 

Connie Spears (Sizemore) posted on 2/11/17

Remembering James Gatten and all the good times we had at Dies Hill Park Rest in peace Jim.

 

Greg &Angela Smart posted on 2/9/17

Sorry for the families lost.

 

cheryl Baker posted on 2/9/17

Uncle Jim will be missed and I am so sorry for Aunt Ethel and Misty's loss

 

Elaine and Dave Morgan posted on 2/9/17

Our condolences to your family during this rough time in your lives. We love you and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

 

Randi Muck posted on 2/9/17

Aunt Ethel and Misty, so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Uncle Jim playing music with dad. I am grateful for the years of friendship between my parents and Uncle Jim. Sending you love

 

Kim porter posted on 2/9/17

Condolences and prayers to the family.

 

Julia (Troyer) Browning posted on 2/9/17

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. You will be missed Jim, but your suffering is now over.

 

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