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James W. Mohler, 76, of Alexandria, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Alexandria Care Center after an extended illness.
Jim was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Yorktown, the son of Charles and Nellie (Writtenhouse) Mohler. On Feb. 7, 1975, he married Marribelle (Ryan) Mohler, who preceded him in death on May 13, 2001.
Jim was a retired truck driver for RTL Transportation in Gas City, and was a member of the Teamsters Union.
Survivors include his sons, Monty (Jacinna) Salyers, Michael (Judy) Salyers, James W. Mohler II, and Michael (Deb) Mohler; daughters, Christy (Charlie) Wallace, Konny (Kenneth) Lane, and Angela Thurston; brothers, Harlan (Carolyn) Mohler, and Rick (Mary Ann) Mohler; sisters, Vickie (Ray) Findley, Wilma (Mike) Cope, and Winola Goad. Also surviving are 34 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marribelle; two daughters; five brothers; and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, with the Rev. Dale Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Forrestville Cemetery in Boone Township.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made the charity of the donor's choice.
For additional obituary information and online condolences visit: www.whetselfuneralservice.com.
Published on January 3, 2017
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