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James Richard Waymire

August 26, 1935 — September 19, 2015

James "Jim" Waymire, 80 , of New Madison, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on, September 19, 2015. Jim was born on August 26, 1935 in Pendleton, Indiana to the late James and Eleanor (Corrie) Waymire.

Jim was a 1954 graduate of New Madison High School, worked as a group leader at FRAM a member of the Darke County Shrine Club, Fort Black Masonic Lodge #413 where he was a Past Master, Eastern Star #336, and a member of the Antioch Shrine where he was a Jeepster. He was also a member of the Castine Church of the Brethren and the Darke County Fish and Game Club.

In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded in death by his son, Jimmy and a daughter, Brenda.

Jim is survived by his wife, Dora J. (Darland) Waymire of New Madison, Ohio; son, Jeff and Kathi Waymire of New Madison, Ohio; daughters, Jill and Dave Shives of Greenville, Ohio and Jenny and Jim Crist of Union City, Indiana; brother, Michael Waymire of New Madison; Grandchildren, Melissa and Daniel Snyder, Heather and Walter Brown, Clint Shives, Ashley and Dustin Yount, Dustin Waymire and Rachel Crist; great grandchildren, Kiara, Jared, Hunter, Isaac, Blake and Bethany, and many friends.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Castine Church of the Brethren with Rev. Greg Hyre officiating. Friends and Family may visit from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 also at the church. Graveside services will follow in the Greenmound Cemetery. Family request memorial contributions be given to Castine Church of the Brethren or the Darke County Shriners.

Arrangements are entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to

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