James W. “Jimbo” Kiser, 48, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:55 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima.
He was born on Aug. 28, 1965, in Dayton to John W. & Connie S. (Howard) Kiser. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Wapakoneta.
Survivors include a son, Justin M. L. Kiser; two grandchildren, Zoey and Jace Kiser; a brother, Michael Kiser, of Wapakoneta; close friends, Robin, Randy, Ciara, and Amber Garee, of Wapakoneta; a sister, Patti (John) Saville of Conn., and uncle Tom Howard, of Dayton; two aunts, Patricia Warvel of Brookville and Vicky McGuire, of Dayton.
He was preceded in death by an uncle, Michael Howard.
James enjoyed woodworking and making knives. He especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of the United States Army from 1984 until 1987. He was a machinist and welder by trade.
Memorial services are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.
Pastor Todd Hoskins will be officiating. Military rites will be performed by the V.F.W. Post #8445. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be directed towards the family.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.