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James I. Henthorn

March 8, 1937 ~ December 26, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

James Henthorn Obituary

James I. Henthorn, 86, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2023, at Genesis Hospice Morrison House. He was born March 8, 1937, in Parkersburg, WV to the late John and Mary Baker Henthorn. James was a former mayor of New Lexington, a police officer in Heath and a sheriff in Perry County. He also worked at Rockwell and was a security officer at Zane State/Ohio University Zanesville. He loved his family, West Virginia, guns and hunting.

Surviving are his daughters: Cheryl (Mark) Robinson, Peggy Dumolt and Jamie (Kyle) Huston; ten grandchildren: Harley, Kimberly, Tara, Cody, Mandy, Steven, Nicholas, Chesney, Trenton and Autumn; and several great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Royce R. Miller Henthorn, who passed away September 18, 2019; and two brothers: Ronald Henthorn and Neil Henthorn.

Friends may call from 11AM to 1PM, Friday, December 29, at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD ZANESVILLE.  Funeral services will begin at 1PM in the Snouffer Chapel with Rev. Dr. Mark Ballmer officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Roseville.

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