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James O’Day III


James O’Day III, age 86, of Orient, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Monterey Care Center, Grove City.

He was born June 17, 1929, in Mt. Sterling.

He was a member of the Grove City Catholic Church, Our Lady of Perpetual Help; member of Teamsters #413; served in the United States Navy; and member of Grove City American Legion and VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Alice (Stone) O’Day II.; and sister, Una.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary (Dunn) O’Day; sons, Gus (Debbie) O’Day, Tony (Debbie) O’Day and Nick (Velvet) O’Day; daughters, Vonnie (Bill) Niesz, Cherie (Mike) Henson and Cindy (Bob) Birchell; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A Catholic service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, at the Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, Mt. Sterling. The interment will follow in Pleasant Cemetery with military honors given to the Navy veteran by the Demorest American Legion Post #532. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal