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Official Obituary of

Jim Shay

January 10, 1935 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Jim Shay Obituary

James Anthony “Jim” Shay, age 89 of Georgetown “Wahlsburg”, Ohio passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was a retired factory worker, working for the US Shoe Factory for 40 years and AW Industries for 15 years, a lifetime farmer, a member of the Georgetown Church of Christ in Georgetown, Ohio, the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Association and the FOE #2293 in Georgetown, Ohio and he enjoyed camping, playing cards and working outside. Jim was born January 10, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of the late James Vincent and Mary (Fisher) Shay. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother – Thelma (Day) Shay and two brothers – his infant twin brother and Robert Shay.

Mr. Shay is survived by his loving wife of 69 years – Edna G. (Doyle) Shay whom he married January 15, 1955; one daughter – Yveta Swearingen and husband Jamie of Georgetown, Ohio; three grandchildren – Makena, Travis and Landon Swearingen all of Georgetown, Ohio; four brothers – Donald “Doc” Shay of Georgetown, Ohio, Mike Shay and wife Carol of Hamersville, Ohio, Steve Shay of Georgetown, Ohio and Tim Shay of Cincinnati, Ohio and nephew - Robert “Bob” Shay of Kentucky as well as many other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, February 16, 2024 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ohio. Jason Galley and Scott Hennig will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 15, 2024 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, Ohio.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Georgetown Church of Christ, 149 Hamer Road, Georgetown, Ohio 45121.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 15, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cahall Funeral Home - Georgetown
204 W STATE ST
GEORGETOWN, OH 45121

Funeral Service
Friday
February 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Cahall Funeral Home - Georgetown
204 W STATE ST
GEORGETOWN, OH 45121

Interment following funeral service
Friday
February 16, 2024

Confidence Cemetery
Mt. Orab Pike
Georgetown, OH 45121

Donations

Georgetown Church of Christ
149 Hamer Road, Georgetown OH 45121

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