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James H. Lysinger

August 18, 1934 August 29, 2019
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James H. “Jim” Lysinger, 85

On Thursday, August 29, our father, James H. (Jim) Lysinger went to be with his Lord. He was born on August 18, 1934 in Lancaster, OH to Herbert Lysinger and Ada Nolan.
He was predeceased by both of his parents, his daughter, Rose Marie, his foster son, Andrew, his son-in-law, Dennis, and his grandson, Nicholas.
He is survived by our beautiful mother, Sara (Sally) Lysinger of 63 years, his children, Ann Lysinger Gavin and husband Michael of Henryetta, Ok, Angela Lysinger Schwarzkopf LiDonni and husband Jose of Hobe Sound, FL, Alyssa Lysinger of Holdenville, OK, Amy Lysinger Hufford and husband Billy of Siloam Springs, AR, son, James Andrew Lysinger and wife Jamie of Wetumka, OK, his sister, Norma Rea of Hartford City, IN, his brother, Kenneth Lysinger of Lancaster, Ok, 19 grandchildren, and 23 great-children who were dearly loved by their papaw, and several beloved nieces and nephews.
Our father lived several years of his childhood in Lancaster, OH before moving to Hartford City,IN where he met our mother while delivering groceries to the neighbors. She fell in love with his curly black hair. They married on December 18, 1955 and moved to Sumpter, SC where he served four years in the United States Air Force. They returned to Hartford City to raise their family and he went to work for 3M Paper Co. retiring after 34 years. He was a member of the Hartford City Elks Club where our family socialized for many years and he served as an officer at the club. He was also a deacon at First Baptist Church of Montpelier, IN for many years.
Our dad enjoyed visiting with friends and family over coffee, spending time with his family, and his church. He will be remembered for his unmistakable laugh and the unshakable pure love he had for our momma.
Services will be held at First Baptist Church in Holdenville, OK at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 02.
He will then return to Hartford City, IN. Visitation will be held at Keplinger Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 04, 2019 from 5 pm-7pm and services will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 05, 2019.
He will be laid to rest at IOOF cemetery beside his daughter.
You are our world daddy and we will miss you. All our love forever and ever.
Ann, Angela, Alyssa, Amy, Andy

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