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James B Leugers

October 20, 1939 ~ April 15, 2018 (age 78)
Canfield----A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Michael's Church, 300 N Broad St., Canfield for James B. Leugers, 78, who went home to be with the Lord, Sunday evening surrounded by his loved ones, after losing his battle with Alzheimer's.
James was born on October 20, 1939 in Lockland, Ohio, a son of the late Bernard and Elizabeth (Thaman) Leugers. He graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati Ohio and then went on to further his education by earning his Bachelors in Business Administration from Xavier University. He taught 7th and 8th grade History at Sts. Peter and Paul in Reading, Ohio. James then worked as a Claims Manager for State Farm Insurance, where he truly enjoyed and thrived in his career until his retirement after 36 years.
James was a devoted catholic belonging to St. Michael Church in Canfield for 39 years. His most precious memories were spent with his family whom he cherished and adored. His grandchildren always had a special place in his heart. In his free time, he and Paulette enjoyed traveling to Florida and Atlantic city. James also enjoyed yard work and golfing.
He leaves behind his wife and best friend of 48 years, Paulette Sims, whom he married on June 5, 1970, his children; Jim (Jennifer) Leugers, of Canfield, Steve (Suzi) Leugers, of Strongsville, Dan (Leigh Ann) Leugers, of Hudson, Terry (Sally) Leugers, of Lawrenceville, GA., and Lynn (David) Tishey, of Suwanee, GA., grandchildren; Brady, Casey, Chase, Kendall, Anderson, Alissa, Jessica, Brianna and Alayna, his sister; Betty Ann Uhlhorn, and Mary Lou (Bill) Kissel, and his mother-in-law Serena May.Besides his parent's, James is preceded in death by his son Jeff and a brother, Bucky. Family and friends may call one hour prior to services at the church. Care was entrusted to Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Alzheimer Association in James's memory http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Events/TributesAlzheimersChampions?pxfid=466899&fr_id=1060&pg=fund or to St. Michaels Church.


Calling Hours

APR 19. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Michael Church

350 N Broad St.

Canfield, OH, OH, US, 44406

Mass of Christian Burial

APR 19. 11:00 AM

St. Michael Church

350 N Broad St.

Canfield, OH, OH, US, 44406

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