LISBON - James Conn, 64, of Miller Road, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Saturday at the Cleveland Clinic, where he had been a patient for the past four days.
Jim was born April 19, 1946, in Salem, a son of the late Alva and Elizabeth Reynolds Conn, and was a life resident of the community.
He was a 1964 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, and had been active in various organizations, including the Lisbon High School Booster Club, where he had served as secretary, vice president, and president. He was one of the original members of the Lisbon Area Coon Hunters Club, and had coached Little League Baseball. Jim also belonged to the Lisbon Eagles, and was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed gardening and painting. At one time he was a member of the Lisbon Lions Club, where he had received the "Lion of the Year" Award, and his church membership was with the First United Methodist Church of Lisbon.
A U.S. Air Force veteran, Jim had been employed with the United States Postal Service, as a mail carrier for 31 years, and following his retirement, he had been associated with Bye & Bye Hardware, and had served as a driver for the Columbiana County Veterans Affairs office.
He is survived by his wife, the former Sandra A. Miller, whom he married on July 24 of last year. He also leaves two stepdaughters, Laura Mercina, Tallmadge, Maggie Burton, at home; two sisters, Joy Tuttle and Linda Black, both of Lisbon; a brother, Harry Conn, Salem, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, a son, Michael Conn, and a sister, Millie Cusick, had preceded him in death.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home, with his pastor, the Rev. Pamela Gable, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Jacob's United Church of Christ Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.