VAN WERT – James (Jim) Owen Lehman of Olmsted Township was born on Dec. 25, 1948 in Van Wert to the late Edwin and Donna Lee (Poling) Lehman, James suddenly passed on August 23, at the age of 72.

James is survived by his wife Barbara (Miller) of 48 years and daughter, Dawn (Robert) Gear; sister Janice (Lehman) Furnas Craig and uncle to Jennifer Furnas, Amanda (Ryan) Beightol, Steven Furnas and friend Beth Hahn; brother-in-law, John (Sally) Miller; Melanie (Tim); Laura (Terry); Carrie (Dominic); great-uncle and friend to many.

Jim was a 1966 graduate of Paulding County Blue Creek School. Jim was also a graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked for General Electric, Vistion and General Motors.

Jim was also an active member of the Olmsted Falls Community Church, 7853 Main Street, Olmsted and Olmsted Falls Kiwanis. Jim loved to watch the Cleveland Indians and Browns along with Ohio State Football.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the Olmsted Community Church, 7853 Main Street, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138; Olmsted Falls Kiwanis or to a charity of your choice.

To send flowers to the family in memory of James Lehman, please have delivered to the Olmsted Community Church 7853 Main Street, Olmsted Falls 44138.

Friends may call at Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Road on Saturday, September 11 from 2-4 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at Olmsted Community Church 7853 Main Street, Olmsted Falls, on Sunday, September 12 at 2 p.m. with a reception following.