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William Lanning, 76, of Circleville


Circleville James William Lanning, 76, of Circleville, passed away on Feb. 24, 2021.

He was born on July 23, 1944 in Lancaster to William and Mildred (Gaver) Lanning.

Jim was a Vietnam Air Force veteran retired from Sears and Chillicothe VA. He was a member and trustee of Cornerstone Christian Church, was a True Patriot, who played football for Woody Hayes from 1962-1964 and was a scout leader of Pack 55 and mentored two Eagle Scouts.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

James is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean (McCafferty); children, John (Genie) Speckman, James Matthew (Amy) Speckman, Skott Michael (Belinda Brambila), Scott Mans and Kristy (John) Mans; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Ann Beery; and by several nieces and nephews.