July 19, 1935 - January 9, 2014
Monday, January 13, 2014 11:00 AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Sunday, January 12 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
James E. (Jim) Organ, 78 of North Lewisburg, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 09, 2014 in his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 19, 1935 in North Lewisburg and was a 1953 graduate of North Lewisburg High School.
Jim retired in 1996 after 42 1/2 years from Siemans as a shipping clerk. He attends the Urbana Free Will Baptist Church. He enjoyed Walleye and Salmon fishing and mushroom hunting. Jim loved to spend time with his friends, Bill and Helen Murray on Friday nights eating pizza and playing cards, family time and especially time with his grandson and his great grandchildren.
His survivors include, his wife of 59 1/2 years, Hazel (Castle) Organ, sons, Mike Organ of N. Lewisburg and Mark Organ of Urbana, grandson, Jeff (Brooks) Organ, great grandchildren, Caitlyn, Caden and Collin Organ, sisters, Gladys Rhoads and Nancy Stuart, sister and brother-in-laws, Faye (Jim) Ferryman, Jean (Don) Jones, Gladys Castle and Ellen Organ, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry E. and Amanda (Spain) Organ, granddaughter, Michelle Elizabeth Organ, and his siblings, Bill, Lee and George Organ, Crystal Dooley, Emma Huffman and Ethel Summer.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, January 12, 2014 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 13, 2014 in the funeral home with Rev. Grant Cordell officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice, 779 London Ave. Marysville, Ohio 43040 or to the American Cancer Society, 2 Lyon Place White Plains, NY 10601. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Hazel, Mike and Mark,
My thoughts and prayers. May your memories sustain
you in the days to come.
Robin Eickmeyer Patterson