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Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home
Thursday May 4th, 2017
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James Hora

HORA, James “Jimmy” W., age 96 of Lanier Township, Farmersville, OH, passed away peacefully at his residence after a short illness surrounded by his loving family.  He was born at his parent’s home on Chicken Bristle Road, Jackson Township, Farmersville, OH on August 3, 1920 to the late Eliza Rosa Belle (Goad) and John Adam Hora, Jr. He was a faithful born again Christian.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by 2 half-brothers, Joseph E. Hora and Robert S. Hora, and a granddaughter, Jessica N. Hora. He was a 1938 Farmersville High School graduate with memberships in the National Rifle Association and the Twin Valley Road and Gun Club for many years.  Jimmy was a retired farmer.  He raised tobacco, strawberries, hogs and a variety of produce and field crops.  At one time, being the largest hog producer in Preble County, Ohio.  He enjoyed eating homemade ice cream, hunting and commercial fishing in Key Vaca, FL, with his many friends and family. Known for his quick wit and humor.  He is survived by his wife Anita Grace (Burdge) Hora after 71 years of marriage, 8 children Bonnie (Tim) Hora Schmidt of Middletown, OH, William “Bill” (Cindy) Hora of New Paris, OH, Robert “Bob” (Susan) Hora of Lewisburg, OH, Beverly (Joe) Babis of Prosper, TX, Judy (Eric) Boshuizen of Broken Arrow, OK, Janie (Rick)Albrecht of Kettering, OH, Flora (Mike) Rectenwald of Tipp City, OH Frankie (Mary) Hora of West Alexandria, OH, and, 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, 7 step great grandchildren, and 1 step great-great grandchild.  The family wishes to extend sincere gratitude to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton and to Pastor Nick Wielander and his family for traveling from Florida to officiate.  Donations may be made in his memory to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, P.O.Box 96105, Washington DC 20090-6105.  Funeral services will be held Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home at 67 West Dayton Street , West Alexandria, Ohio.   Burial will be in Germantown Union Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.  For Condolences:  www.lindloffzimmerman.com

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Yesterday we celebrated Dads life.  By the way of modern technology Lauren, Judy and Ian, Erin and Dom joined Joe and me in the town of Prosper, Texas. We share stories, and sweet remembrances. Those memories are held deep within our hearts, they help to soothe us.

We feel the warmth of his love as the sun shines
We feel his loving embrace as the wind wraps around us
We feel his love pouring down on us
We love this feeling! There it is again!

Though there no words to ease the pain, remember that he is in heaven, in Gods loving arms where he is now at peace.

With deepest sympathy, Joe and Beverly Babis and Family

Joe and Beverly Babis and Family May 7 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the Hora Family for your loss. I have several fond childhood memories of your family.
May God be with all of you during your healing process.

Debbi (Madewell) Hornbrook May 5 2017 12:00 AM

To Anita & family...
We were so very sorry to read about "Pop's", as we called him; passing! Over the past couple of years we came to love his visits to fish tales, with or without bringing fish when he came. He was a very special person, and an inspiration to us and all of our customers who knew him as one of our "fishing guys"!!! We send you our thoughts and prayers....
All of us at Fish Tales

George, Jackie & Johnny Eigner May 3 2017 12:00 AM

INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent by lisa rectenwald.

Sending sympathy and love - David and Lisa, Larry and Diane, Lee and Debra, Dennis

lisa rectenwald May 3 2017 12:00 AM

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Pete and Billie.

With deepest sympathy, with love, Pete and Billie

Charles Rossman May 3 2017 12:00 AM

God has taken Jimmy up to where the corn grows taller and the fishin's better.

We'll all miss him.   Dale & Mel - Flowery Branch, Georgia

Dale & Mel Burdge May 2 2017 12:00 AM

Jimmy was an exceptional person, we met him in the keys where him and Anita would come and spend time fishing and fellowship with friends. The love they have to each other was amazing, all of us could learn a lot from them. He will be truly missed by us and his friend of many years Jack White. See you later Jimmy...

Angelika, John and kids

PS. Our condolences to Anita and whole family.

Angelika and John Kissick May 2 2017 12:00 AM

Jimmy was quick witted and could easily bring laughter and did at many family gatherings. I was privileged to have known him.  Love and Blessing to all of his family. Susan.

Susan F. May 2 2017 12:00 AM

We will always remember Jim as a very special man, who was always good to be with at family gatherings, and who always added sunshine with his smile....Memories of a wonderful person!  Our hearts are saddened for your loss and our prayers will continue for the peace of knowing that he is with Jesus, forever.  God bless you all during this time.

Terry & Kathy Roberts May 2 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father.  He sounds like he led a very full and rewarding life, something we all can strive for.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Cindy & Steve

CINDY GLASER May 2 2017 12:00 AM

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