James Kenneth Muncy, Sr., 84, died Friday September 24, 2021.
He was born November 5, 1936, in Inez, KY., the son of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Muncy, and married Patricia Ann Tyler on August 11, 1962. They were married 59 wonderful years. She survives.
He went into the Air Force after graduating from Wooster High School, and trained as a weather forecaster. After his tour of duty in the Air Force, he went to the College of Wooster and graduated from Ashland College with a Bachelors Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Education. He started his teaching career in 1960 teaching 7th grade at Franklin Elementary School. After that he taught 7th grade Science at Triway Jr High. In 1972 he returned to Franklin Elementary to teach 5th grade, where he stayed until he retired in 1988. He was also a track, baseball, and basketball coach for several years during this time. Jim loved to teach and thoroughly enjoyed his students. He was a lifelong passionate fisherman and treasured spending time with friends at the lake in Canada. He also loved playing cards with his wife and friends. He spent his summers fishing at Lake Wah-Wash-Kesh in Ontario and always had a story to share.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children, Jim (Cathi) Muncy Jr of Port Clinton, OH.; Stephanie Muncy West (Mark) of Conesville, OH; and Bill (Diane) Muncy of Stow, OH.; grandchildren, Rob (Jessica) Billius; Nick Billius; Aloiya (Logan) Kremer; Jackson (Elizabeth) Earl; and Damon (Jessica) West of Conesville; and Billy and Ashley Muncy of Stow, OH,; 12 Greatgrandchildren; a twin sister, Elizabeth Muncy Hauenstein (Don), of Dalton, brother-in-law, Walter F. Ty Tyler of Smithville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Muncy; his older sister Ruth Sandore, and her husband Anthony Sandore.
Calling hours will be at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 4:00-7:00pm.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00am at the funeral home with John Schmid officiating. Burial will follow in the Wooster Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00am at the funeral home with John Schmid officiating.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 4:00-7:00pm.