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James G. Wadman

November 25, 1938 — March 9, 2021

James G. Wadman, age 82, of Eaton, OH passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born November 25, 1938 in New Castle, IN.  Jim was a U.S Air Force Retired Veteran, serving his country from 1957 to 1978.  He was an avid scuba diver and instructor, collecting many beautiful sea shells over the years; he volunteered at the U.S Air Force Musuem for several years; enjoyed stamp and coin collecting; loved car racing; and was a puzzle enthusiast.  He was also a member of the Eaton Community Church.  He was preceded in death by his father Ralph Wadman; mother and stepfather Amerenthea and Oscar Fosnight; and grandson PFC Brandon Wadman in 2004.  He is survived by his wife of 38 years, June (Hensel) Wadman of Eaton; daughter Deborah (Martin) Scheid of Cape Coral, FL; son Richard (Anna) Wadman of Hamilton; daughter Amy (Bill) Ambrose of Port Charlotte, FL; son Jeff (Cindy) Wassom of New Paris; son Mark (Rhonda) Wassom of Walton, KY; son Chad (Beth) Wassom of Greenville; 16 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother David (Kay) Wadman of Pawleys Island, SC; sister Mindy (Joe) Smith of Hagerstown, IN; and one niece and two nephews.  Family and friends will be received on Friday, March 12, 2021 from 10:00 am until time of memorial service at 11:00 am at the Eaton Community Church, 813 Camden Road, Eaton, OH 45320 with Pastor Dan Denlinger officiating.  Interment will be held privately at Wares Chapel Cemetery in West Manchester.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420.  Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton is assisting with arrangements.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.
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