Thursday, September 20, 2018

James D. Greendyke Jr. (September 16, 2018)

James D. Greendyke Jr., age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 1:30 PM Sunday September 16, 2018 at the Village Green of Greenville. Jim was born April 19, 1940 in Evanston, Illinois and the son of the late James and Dorothy (Tulloch) Greendyke.

Jim was retired as a Sales Representative for Service Beauty Supply where he had been employed for 50 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greenville, an avid golfer and a longtime member of the former Greenville Country Club. During the late 60’s and early 70’s he enjoyed racing corvettes. He was also very active in all outdoor activities including his love for snow skiing.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Gerald Greendyke.

Jim is survived by his wife of 32 years Kathy (O’Dell) Greendyke. Also children Jean Greendyke, Doug (Laura) Greendyke, Jonnie (Andrew) Furmanchik, Jan (Ed) McInnis, Scott Greendyke, Amy (Brent) Demoray and Michelle (Steve) Jones; grandchildren Andrew, Christian, Joanna, Mary Grace, Elizabeth, Anna, Caroline, Evan, Reagan and Keira; brother John (Leslie) Greendyke; sister Doree (Bob) Lee as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim was someone who always looked for the positive, loved life, loved his family and was so proud of his children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday September 21, 2018 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Terry Cavanaugh officiating. Burial will follow in the Ithaca Cemetery Ithaca, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Care of Darke County.

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