James L. Fetters, 60 years, of Hicksville, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio. Jim was born May 21, 1959 in Hicksville, the son of Arnold and Phyllis (Zimmerman) Fetters. Jim was a 1977 graduate of East Side High School, Butler, Indiana. He also graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Business. He proudly served our country as a Sergeant in the United States Army during operation Desert Storm as well as the Honduras Conflict. On August 1, 1979 he was united in marriage to Kyong (Kim) and she survives. Jim worked as a machinist for over 38 years at various machine shops but finished his career working for himself. James and Kyong are members of Calvary Baptist Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana where he served as a deacon. He enjoyed fishing, genealogy and tending to his vegetable garden.
James is survived by his wife, Kyong of Hicksville, Ohio; sons, Justin L. Fetters of Columbus, Ohio, Michael J. (Antoinette) Fetters of Columbus, Ohio, Benjamin J. Fetters of Reading, Michigan, Patrick A. Fetters of Hicksville, Ohio; mother; Phyllis Dohner; siblings; Joyce (Daniel) Shaw, Joan (John) Bailer and Keith (Tracy) Dohner. He is preceded in death by his father, Arnold and stepfather, Clyde Dohner.
Visitation for James Fetters will be held Thursday March 5, 2020 from 2:00-7:00 pm in the Oberlin Turnbull Funeral Home Hicksville, Chapel, 706 N. Main Street, Hicksville. Funeral Services for James will be held at 11:00 am, Friday March 6, 2020 at the funeral home with an hour of visitation prior to the service. Pastor Mike Harris will Officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, St. Joe, Indiana.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post #223, 227 East High Street, Hicksville, Ohio, 43526 or the American Heart Association, 4331 Keystone Dr. Maumee, Ohio 43537.