James “Jim” A. Parris, 76, of Wooster, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023 at his residence.
He was born on August 8, 1947 in Dover the son of William and Marjorie Rippel Parris. On July 9, 1971, he married Susan Neiger. She survives.
Jim served his country in the United States Navy. He was a salesman/entrepreneur working for several different companies over the years. Jim was a member of Madisonburg Lions, The Ebenezer #33 Masonic Lodge in Wooster and past board member of Wooster Youth Baseball. He was heavily involved in scouting, and enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife Susan, he is survived by son Jeff Parris of Wooster; daughter Jennifer (Jason Simpson) Parris of Wooster.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; son Timothy Parris; brother and sister-in-law Frederick and Patsy Parris.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at 2:00 PM at Church of the Cross United Methodist Church, 5100 Cleveland Rd, Wooster with Pastor James Lance, Rev. Kris Patt officiating.
Friends will be received following the service.
Private family inurnment will take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Memorial contribution can be direct to charity of the donor’s choice.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com