CONTINENTAL – James C. Mowery, 71, of Continental, died at 9:50 p.m. on Friday January 7 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born July 28, 1950 in Defiance to the late Rolland and Virginia (Tumey) Mowery.

On Nov. 7, 1970, he married Mary Bauer, she survives in Continental.

James is also survived by a daughter: Amanda (Kevin) Wieging of Delphos; four grandchildren: Logan DeVelvis, Justin Wieging, Marissa Wieging and Makenna Wieging; a brother: Rolland “Wink” (Bekkie) Mowery of Van Wert; a niece: Hannah (Shannon) Brown of Continental; and a nephew Alex Mowery of Bowling Green.

James was a 1969 graduate of Oakwood High School. He worked as a mechanic for Noffsinger Honda Shop, Defiance for 10 years, and a machinist for Robert’s Manufacturing, Oakwood for 38 years. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Continental. James always said “Hug your wife, your kids and your favorite pet.”

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Continental.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com