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James Ted McGill Jr.

July 29, 1942 — January 17, 2023

James Ted McGill Jr., age 80, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

He was born July 29, 1942, in Canton, OH to James Ted Sr. and Marian (Lloyd) McGill. James was a 1960 graduate of Canton South High School and was owner/operator of McGill Well Drilling & Pump Service for over 30 years. He was a member of North Industry Christian Church and an avid outdoorsman, golfer, and woodworker.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother, Marian McGill; his wife of almost 60 years, Marcia(Bednarz) McGill; son, Ryan (Kristina) McGill; daughter, Rita (Jim) Walbeck; grandchildren, Shannon, Nicole, Eric McGill and Hayden, Jocelyn Walbeck;   brothers, Raymond “Stanley” (Shirley) & Larry (Charlette) McGill;  sister-in-law, Shirley Chaney and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Sr., and brother; Randall McGill.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 20th from 5-7pm and Saturday January 21st from 10-11am at Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home.   A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 21st, at 11am at the funeral home with Pastor Ed Barnes officiating.  Interment in Melscheimer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to North Industry Christian Church, 425 45th Street, SW, Canton, Ohio 44706 and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, PO Box 37920 Boone, Iowa 50037-0920.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kreighbaum-Sanders Funeral Home, 4041 Cleveland Ave S, Canton, OH 44707.

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Friday, January 20, 2023

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

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