James Farthing Obituary


James C. Farthing, age 62 of Forest died on Sunday June 6, 2010 at 6:22 p.m. at his residence. He was born on Sept. 13, 1947 in Kenton to the late Delmar R. Farthing and Jane (Clapp) Farthing who survives in Kenton.

James married Rosemary Lee Cole on Feb. 11, 1967 and she survives in Forest. He has two sons Douglas E. Farthing and Andrew T. “Ty” Farthing a daughter Barbara Ann (James) Farrell all of Forest, brother John (Nancy) Farthing, Kenton, sisters Sandy Wilkins, Houktown, Diane (Donal) Paul, Findlay, 7 grandchildren Christopher Metcalf, Columbus, Jamie Farrell, Forest, Zackary Farthing, Forest, Stephanie Farthing, Forest, Sabastian Farthing, Forest, Alexis Farthing, Forest, and Kennedie Farthing, Kenton.

James graduated from Kenton High School in 1965. In 2009 he retired from the Guardian Automotive Industries in Upper Sandusky from the maintenance dept.. His hobbies were showing Llamas, going to tractor pulls, drag races and NASCAR races. Mr. Farthing enjoyed camping, water skiing, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren especially watching them in their activities.

A funeral service will be held Wed. June 9, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the CLARK SHIELDS Funeral Home with Pastor Tomas Pispora officiating. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home on Wed June 9, 2010. Burial will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bridge Home Health & Hospice in care of CLARK SHIELDS Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St. Forest, OH 45843. Visit www.shieldsfh.com to extend a condolence, share a memory or view the Life Tribute DVD.