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James A. Sholtis

January 3, 1935 December 10, 2020
James A. Sholtis
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Obituary for James A. Sholtis

James A. Sholtis, age 85, of Mt. Ephraim, Ohio, died Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. He was born January 3, 1935, in Noble County, son of the late Andrew James and Arnetta Mae Foreman Sholtis. Jim was a 1953 graduate of Sarahsville High School and a member of the Ohio National Guard. He owned and operated Sholtis Mower Service in Mt. Ephraim for over 60 years, and he was formerly employed by the Dana Corporation in Caldwell for over 40 years, from which he retired January 1, 2000. Jim served as a Seneca Twp. Trustee for 36 years. He was a member of the Mt. Ephraim United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of Olive Lodge #210, Free and Accepted Masons in Mt. Ephraim. He loved Shenandoah Zeps sports and he enjoyed eating at Patty’s Place in Belle Valley. He was devoted to his family, especially his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one grandson, Brandon James Sholtis; one sister, Sue Killian; and one nephew, Dwight Watson.

Surviving are his wife, Rose Marie Williams Sholtis, whom he married September 18, 1955; his sons, James R. (Sheila) Sholtis of Caldwell and Anthony B. Sholtis of Sarahsville; 8 grandchildren, Ashley (Josh) McLean, Eric (Amber) Sholits, Heath (Hannah) Sholtis, Sierra (Cole) Giesey, Josh (Dani) Sholtis, Dakota (Lydia) Ginn, Karyssa (Brent) Miller, and Deryk Ginn (Shasta Roberts) ; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert (Joyce) Sholtis of Caldwell; 4 nieces; and 2 nephews.

Friends may call Saturday, December 12, 2020, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where a Masonic service will conclude visitation at 8PM. The funeral service will be observed Sunday, December 13th at 2PM with Pastor Jim Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Ephraim Cemetery. Guests are required to wear face coverings and practice social distancing at all gatherings as required by the state of Ohio.

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Visitation

Saturday

12

Dec

4:00 PM 12/12/2020 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/12/2020 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Sunday

13

Dec

2:00 PM 12/13/2020 2:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Ephraim Cemetery Final Resting Place

Seneca Lake Road
Mt. Ephraim, OH 43779

Seneca Lake Road Mt. Ephraim 43779 OH
United States
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