James William Gartin, 67, of Toler, Ky., passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012, at his home following a lingering illness.
Born March 22, 1945, in Columbus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Hubert Gartin and the late Marie Brown Lester.
Jim was a retired warehouse worker in Ohio and a member of the McVeigh Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Louise Justice Gartin of Toler; one son, James Hubert Gartin of White Hall, Ohio; three daughters, Rheta Marie McClain, Marcella Sue Lane, and Kathy Lynn Johnson all of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Eugene Gartin of Pickerington, Ohio; one sister, Joan Gossett of Columbus; his mother-in-law, Marie Justice of Toler; 14 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; and 3 great-granddaughters.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, April 22, at 1 p.m. from the Hatfield Funeral Chapel at Toler, with Charles Justice officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens at Huddy, Ky., with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday and anytime Saturday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.hatfieldfc.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler.