|James M. Dimick|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Wednesday, 20 June 2012 10:34|
James Marshal Dimick, 83 of Bowling Green, died Tuesday, June 19 at Heritage Corner Health Care Campus.
Jim was born August 19, 1928 in Center Twp. to Gerald R. and Nellie (Gallier) Dimick. He married Harriett E. Coller on June 12, 1948, and she survives.
He was a graduate of Bowling Green High School in 1946.
Following graduation, he left the family farm and was employed at the Wood County Stone and Construction Co., and Columbus Equipment Co. of Toledo, where he serviced heavy equipment used in the building of the Ohio Turnpike. Because of his love of farming, he returned to the farm in 1960.
He loved flying and became a private pilot in 1951, later earning a commercial rating and an instructor's license. He also enjoyed scuba diving in Lake Erie and off the Florida Keys.
Jim was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where he served on the Board of Trustees and Hospitality Committee. Other affiliations were the Wood County Beef Cattle Feeders, a member of the Wood County District Public Library Board of Trustees from 1969 to 1976 during which time plans were made for the present library.
He was a charter member and former Fire Chief of the Center Twp. Fire Dept., Friends of the Library, and Wood Co. Historical Museum.
Also surviving is a sister, Laurel J. Krone of Bowling Green and five children: John (Mary Ann) Dimick of Bowling Green; Janet A. Carli, Cleveland, Ohio; Anne M. (Gary) Hoovler, Sylvania; Steve R. (Sharlyn) Dimick, Wauseon; and Dan (Cynthia) Dimick of Toledo; grandchildren: Leslie Dimick, Bowling Green; Brian (Misty) Dimick, Portage; Peter and Casey Hoovler, Sylvania; Andrew and Kyle Dimick, Toledo; Michael Dimick of Norfolk, VA; Emily and Sophie Dimick, Wauseon; and Michael Miller-Dimick, Sandusky; two great-grandsons: Porter Marshall, and Corbin Daniel Dimick of Portage.
He was preceded in death by a brother, 2nd Lieut. Robert R. Dimick and son-in-law, William Carli, Jr.
Family and friends will be received on Thursday, June 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday, June 22nd from 10 to service time at DUNN FUNERAL HOME located in Bowling Green's Historical District at 408 West Wooster Street. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Eric McGlade, officiating. Burial will follow at Portage Cemetery.
Considerations for memorial contributions can be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, or donor's choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
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