James Edward Downs, 74 years of Cincinnati, passed away on Thursday March 23, 2017 in Hamilton County. He was born near Seaman, OH on August 20, 1942 the son of the late Paul and Corda (Kimmerly) Downs.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Geneva Franklin and brother-in- law Jack Franklin. James was a veteran of the US Navy. He is survived by his three sons; Paul (Jenny) Downs of New Richmond, Andrew (Joy) Downs of Cincinnati and Gary (Raejean) Downs of Cincinnati; Companion Lynne Wells of Batavia, her three children Jennifer, Kristen, Justin (Valerie), her two grandchildren McKenna and Reagan; his brother, Dan (Ann) Downs of Cherry Fork; sister, Kathy (Lary) Lohse of Cherry Fork; and three grandchildren Dylan Downs, Audrey Downs and Anna Downs.
Services will be held on Friday March 31, 2017 at the Cherry Fork Presbyterian Church at 10:00 AM with a burial to follow at the Cherry Fork Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Adams County Honor Guard.
Friends and Family may call Thursday March 30, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Lewis Sullivan Funeral Home in Seaman, OH. The family asks that donations be made to the James Cancer Center, 460 W. 10 th Ave. Columbus, OH 43210
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