MARION — Heaven opened its gates to James Carl “Jim” Jonsson in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 6, 2017. He suffered a massive heart attack at home. Jim was born March 24, 1943, in Marion, and was a graduate of Marion Harding High School in 1961. He developed and operated a successful horse hauling company, Rockin’ J Transportation, and loved hauling horses all over the U.S. for the past 12 years.

Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda (Phillips) Jonsson; his two children, Christine (Mike) Hulme of Piqua, Ohio, and Patrick (Laura) Jonsson of Howard, Ohio; and four grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, July 16, in the reception room of the First Presbyterian Church, 143 S. Prospect St., Marion, from 3-4 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m. with the Pastor Kazy Hines of Piqua, Ohio, officiating. Expressions of sympathy can be left at www.cremationservicesofohio.com.

 

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