James F. Vermillion, age 77, of Bowerston passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2019 in Sunnyslope Nursing Home, Bowerston.
Born September 11, 1942 in Wellsville, Ohio he was a son of the late Donald R. Vermillion and Elizabeth Maple Vermillion. He served in the US Army Reserves and was an independent OTR semi truck driver for 36 years retiring in 2007.
Jim was a life member of the Park Christian Church in Dennison and was a member of the Teamsters Local 92 in Canton. He cherished the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are his devoted wife of 61 years Thelma M Armstrong Vermillion whom he married November 10, 1958; daughters Carol (Robert “Eric”) Poulson of Bolivar, Kathy (Dave) Stotzer of Mineral City and Mary (Guy) George of Bowerston; siblings Tom (Sue) Vermillion and Anna Mae(Rich) Loveday both of Dennison; a sister-in-law Donna Vermillion of Gnadenhutten; ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are an infant son James Taylor Vermillion, a son Douglas Franklin Vermillion and siblings Raymond Vermillion, Barbara Shaw and Jack Vermillion.
Services will be held Saturday at 1 pm in Park Christian Church in Dennison with Pastor Rod Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call two hours prior to the service from 11 am to 1 pm at the church. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with his arrangements.
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