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James E. "Jim" Unger, Jr.
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    825 South Michigan Avenue
    Wellston, OH 45692

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“Tina I'm so sorry for your loss can't imagine what your going thru you were with him since u were kids ❤ ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Simkunas- Waters - Family

“I am sorry for your loss. While I never met Jim, I have worked with his son, James III, for years. My family's thoughts and prayers are with you in...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jason Brant - Lexington, OH

“I knew Jim was sick. I guess I just didn't realize how sick he was. I am shocked and saddened that a bright light has been moved from our sight. ...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Majel Keairns - Coalton, OH

“Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: B W - Family Friend

“Jim was always a fun guy as long as I can remember him and his family were more like family to my family then neighbors/ friends. Sending prayers...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy ( kitkat) McCue - PA

“How could I ever put the words together as to how hurt I feel. You have always been my absolute favorite we both shared our love for pooh and that's...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Nicole Holt - Philadelphia, PA

“so sorry for your loss ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: mike thompdon - west deptford, NJ

“Unger Family: So very sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Fran Anderson - Richboro, PA

“So very sorry for your loss Tina and family, many many fond memories of you , and watching the start of your family, we have been friends for such a...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: kathy tedrick mccue - PA

“may you rest in piece ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Dave Jones - Rarden, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tina and family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Fred & Jeri Duby - Wellston, OH

“So very sorry to hear of Jims passing! I always enjoyed being around Jim, and always appreciated his advice. Prayers to the Tina and the family ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jeremiah scott - wellston, OH

“My heart is breaking as we loss another good man from our General Mills family. Jim was a wonderful person. My prayers for the family, Tina if there...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Angie Jividen - Radcliff, OH

“Prayers to the family ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Elaine Bryant - Wellston, OH


James E. "Jim" Unger, Jr., age 55, of Wellston, passed away Thursday morning, February 1, 2018 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born November 28, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to James E. Unger, Sr. and Claire L. Griffin Unger. Jim was a former employee of General Mills in Wellston for 20 years. He was a fun- loving person who always enjoyed playing Santa Claus every year at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Christmas dinner. He loved photography, going fishing, and watching his grandchildren play sports. Jim is survived by his mother, Claire Unger of Philadelphia, Pa.; his wife of 38 years, Tina VanKirk Unger; children, Christine Farney (Eric) of Oak Hill, Michele Bolton (Harold) of Wellston, Andrea Unger (Lenny Rura) of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and James E. Unger III (Chelsey Harwood) of Ontario, Oh.; brother, Jay Unger of Philadelphia, Pa.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Chuck and Dottie VanKirk of Wellston, along with 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father. In keeping with Jim's wishes, his body was cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston with Jackie Parsons officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 P.M. at the funeral home. For those who wish, the family would appreciate memorial contributions in Jim's name be given to: Make Wellston Beautiful Parks and Recreations, c/o 825 South Michigan Avenue, Wellston, Ohio 45692. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com.