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James A. “Jim” Hill

A funeral service celebrating the life of James A. “Jim” Hill, 62, of Pataskala, will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the Kirkersville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor William C. Lavely officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home, 285 E. Main Street, Kirkersville, on Sunday, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Jim was born in Akron, on April 8, 1957, to Juanetta M. (Gove) Metheny of Pataskala and the late Roger Chilton Hill.  Jim passed away on July 23, 2019, at OSU Select Hospital East.

Jim proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  Prior to retirement, he was a title examiner for many years.  He enjoyed boarding and riding horses, watching movies, riding motorcycles, wood working, and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his step-mother, Ruth Hill; aunts, Dora Akers and Pattie Groshart; cousins, Jon Miller, Todd Miller, Richard Akers, Linda Rensel and Jason Groshart; uncles, Larry Torr and Walter Hill; extended family, Misty Page Blackburn, Joe and Becky Recher and Renee Combs; and numerous friends.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a step-father, Harold Metheny; aunt, Gwendolyn Torr; and cousin, Debbie Akers.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jim to the Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Dr. SW, Heath, Ohio 43056.

Visit to share a special memory about Jim or to sign an online guest book.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Jim and his family.

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