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James D. Harrison "Indian"

James D. Harrison "Indian", age 61, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday morning, May 3, 2016. He was born December 17, 1954 in Toledo, Ohio, to Donald and Lula Mae (Elkins) Harrison.

Jim was an avid truck driver for the past 40 years, working for several trucking companies in Northwest Ohio. He was also a great mechanic and especially enjoyed rebuilding cars and riding his Harley. Most of all, Jim loved spending time with his family.

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife, JoAnne (McCabe) Harrison, whom he married on July 16, 2005; his parents; Donald and Lula Mae Harrison; sons, David Harrison, James (Angie) Harrison, Michael Hill, Brock Hill, Robert (Amanda) Malone and Dan Malone; daughters, Shelly (Chris) Franz; Sandi Terwilliger and Kaylea (Jamie) Scott; 22 grandchildren; sisters, Bonnie (Bill) Warren, Nancy (Sam) Gordon, and Patty (John) Stall; brother, Michael (Ruth) Harrison; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may visit Saturday, May 7th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631), where a memorial service celebrating Jim's life will begin at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating. Interment will follow at Swanton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions many be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Saturday, May 7th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 7th at 3:00 pm in the Funeral Home

Interment: Swanton Cemetery


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Guestbook

Sorry to hear this .....my heart hurts for all of you! LulaMay ,I sure miss your smiling face ..... It's been a long time. I live in Michigan now,and Will not be able to make it down....but you are all in my thoughts and prayers!!!!!

Jacque(Van Dyke) Keller-Overly May 6 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry for loss of son, brother and father. Jimmy was a good person

Joel Babcock May 6 2016 12:00 AM

Patty ~ Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.

Don & Kim Morrison May 5 2016 12:00 AM

My condolences to all of Jim's family. Having known Don, worked with Lula Mae and Mike, and grew up with Nancy, Jim, and Patty, he will be missed by all who know him. I will especially miss him at all of the local car shows that he would attend. May you rest in peace Jim, God bless you!

Mike Patterson May 5 2016 12:00 AM

We are keeping the whole family close in prayer. May the loving memories you have of him give you peace and comfort.

Phil & Stephanie Kohler May 5 2016 12:00 AM

Sharon and I are sending are prayers to all the family and friends of Jimmy. We grew up with Nancy, Jimmy and Patty, between going to elementary school or attending Faith Lutheran Church in Swanton, Ohio with them. Plus, we go to see Lula Mae at church or working at Miller's Super Valu Grocery Store too. He will be missed.

Karen Coon McConnell & Sharon Coon May 5 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss, he was a good man and taken way to soon. Let me know if there is anything I can do. Love You, Vivian

Vivian (Wilson) Hernandez May 4 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry prayers to all.

Don and Evelyn Kerr May 4 2016 12:00 AM

The death of a loved one is hard to bear. Please take comfort in knowing that your heavenly father understands your pain as he too experienced the death of his only son, Jesus Christ. Job 14: 14, 15 shows that God yearns to bring your dear loved one back to life. If you would like to know more about God

Shirley Oketunji May 4 2016 12:00 AM

Rest in Peace, and God be with you. I will always remember your uncle Jimmy, who was a very dear friend of mine when he lived north of Raker.

LARR CHAMBERLIN May 4 2016 12:00 AM

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