Orrville — James D. Marr, age 65, of Orrville, passed peacefully into the loving arms of his Lord with his family by his side Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Cleveland Clinic, following a period of declining health.
James was born on March 13, 1955, in Wooster, Ohio, to the late David and Patricia (Durrant) Marr and married Lynette Hahn on June 24, 1978, in Orrville.
He graduated from Wooster High School in 1973 and then The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute and worked in the garage door industry.
James was a member of Christ United Church of Christ.
He grew up in Boy Scouts and received his Eagle Scout. He was a huge fan of The Ohio State University sports teams, Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers, also a fan of Orrville football & basketball. He loved watching Western movies and shows. He would happily travel whereever Lynette took him in the U.S.A. and on mission trips. They traveled to a number of countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Caribbean. His infectious laugh and sense of humor allowed him to easily befriend people wherever he was in life. His children meant the world to him and they made him so proud. He absolutely adored his granddaughter.
Surviving in addition to his wife are daughter, Lindsey (Daniel) Lorson of Orrville; son, Andrew Marr of Orrville; granddaughter, Evelyn Lorson; two siblings, Susan (Gary) Bowman of Colorado Springs, CO, and Cheryl (James) Swain of Massillon; mother-in-law, Dorothy Hahn of Wooster; and brother-in-law, David Hahn of Orrville.
The family would like to extend their appreciation to all the nurses, doctors, and staff at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.
Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Christ United Church of Christ, 301 North Main Street, Orrville, OH, 44667 christucc.com.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.