James Hora

Born: Tue., Aug. 3, 1920
Died: Sat., Apr. 29, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., May 04, 2017
Location: West Alexandria Location

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Fri., May 05, 2017
Location: Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home

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HORA, James “Jimmy” W., age 96 of Lanier Township, Farmersville, OH, passed away peacefully at his residence after a short illness surrounded by his loving family.  He was born at his parent’s home on Chicken Bristle Road, Jackson Township, Farmersville, OH on August 3, 1920 to the late Eliza Rosa Belle (Goad) and John Adam Hora, Jr. He was a faithful born again Christian.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by 2 half-brothers, Joseph E. Hora and Robert S. Hora, and a granddaughter, Jessica N. Hora. He was a 1938 Farmersville High School graduate with memberships in the National Rifle Association and the Twin Valley Road and Gun Club for many years.  Jimmy was a retired farmer.  He raised tobacco, strawberries, hogs and a variety of produce and field crops.  At one time, being the largest hog producer in Preble County, Ohio.  He enjoyed eating homemade ice cream, hunting and commercial fishing in Key Vaca, FL, with his many friends and family. Known for his quick wit and humor.  He is survived by his wife Anita Grace (Burdge) Hora after 71 years of marriage, 8 children Bonnie (Tim) Hora Schmidt of Middletown, OH, William “Bill” (Cindy) Hora of New Paris, OH, Robert “Bob” (Susan) Hora of Lewisburg, OH, Beverly (Joe) Babis of Prosper, TX, Judy (Eric) Boshuizen of Broken Arrow, OK, Janie (Rick)Albrecht of Kettering, OH, Flora (Mike) Rectenwald of Tipp City, OH Frankie (Mary) Hora of West Alexandria, OH, and, 16 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, 7 step great grandchildren, and 1 step great-great grandchild.  The family wishes to extend sincere gratitude to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton and to Pastor Nick Wielander and his family for traveling from Florida to officiate.  Donations may be made in his memory to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, P.O.Box 96105, Washington DC 20090-6105.  Funeral services will be held Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home at 67 West Dayton Street , West Alexandria, Ohio.   Burial will be in Germantown Union Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.  For Condolences:  www.lindloffzimmerman.com

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Darrell and Eula Burdge
   Posted Sun April 30, 2017
oh dear, words are insufficient here. Jimmy was a rather special person to a lot of people. will be so very dearly missed and the farm will never be the same again.. our hearts go out to the family for their loss.... WE love you.. Uncle Darrell and Eula.

Gene and JoEllen Tapalman
   Posted Sun April 30, 2017
Praying for your family,we are sorry for your loss.

Beverly A and Joseph V Babis
   Posted Sun April 30, 2017
Dad when die you will know the truth and be set free
I love you, I am here for you, and I care more than you’ll ever know
This message is delivered to you with every ray of sunshine, every gentle breeze, and every drop of rain
Just listen, there it is again!

Goodbye Dad

Love, Beverly and Joe

Jake Weisman
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
I miss you already Grandpa, but know that you are with Jesus now!


David and Carol Burdge
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Wow, what to say! My first memories of Uncle Jimmy was a worker, and loved what he was doing. I loved his wit and almost endless jokes. He loved life and it showed. Many wonderful childhood and adulthood memories of him and the farm. He was an inspiration to me and I told him so in a letter. I thank God that we can look forward to an everlasting life with Jesus and know Uncle Jimmy will be there.

Dale & Mel Burdge
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017

God has taken Jimmy up to where the corn grows taller and the fishin's better.

We'll all miss him. Dale & Mel - Flowery Branch, Georgia

Angelika and John Kissick
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
Jimmy was an exceptional person, we met him in the keys where him and Anita would come and spend time fishing and fellowship with friends. The love they have to each other was amazing, all of us could learn a lot from them. He will be truly missed by us and his friend of many years Jack White. See you later Jimmy...

Angelika, John and kids

PS. Our condolences to Anita and whole family.

Susan F.
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
Jimmy was quick witted and could easily bring laughter and did at many family gatherings. I was privileged to have known him. Love and Blessing to all of his family. Susan.

Terry & Kathy Roberts
   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
We will always remember Jim as a very special man, who was always good to be with at family gatherings, and who always added sunshine with his smile....Memories of a wonderful person! Our hearts are saddened for your loss and our prayers will continue for the peace of knowing that he is with Jesus, forever. God bless you all during this time.

   Posted Tue May 02, 2017
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. He sounds like he led a very full and rewarding life, something we all can strive for. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Cindy & Steve

George, Jackie & Johnny Eigner
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017
To Anita & family...
We were so very sorry to read about "Pop's", as we called him; passing! Over the past couple of years we came to love his visits to fish tales, with or without bringing fish when he came. He was a very special person, and an inspiration to us and all of our customers who knew him as one of our "fishing guys"!!! We send you our thoughts and prayers....
All of us at Fish Tales

lisa rectenwald
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017

INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was sent by lisa rectenwald.

Sending sympathy and love - David and Lisa, Larry and Diane, Lee and Debra, Dennis

Charles Rossman
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Pete and Billie.

With deepest sympathy, with love, Pete and Billie

Debbi (Madewell) Hornbrook
   Posted Fri May 05, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the Hora Family for your loss. I have several fond childhood memories of your family.
May God be with all of you during your healing process.

Joe and Beverly Babis and Family
   Posted Sun May 07, 2017
Yesterday we celebrated Dad’s life. By the way of modern technology Lauren, Judy and Ian, Erin and Dom joined Joe and me in the town of Prosper, Texas. We share stories, and sweet remembrances. Those memories are held deep within our hearts, they help to soothe us.

We feel the warmth of his love as the sun shines
We feel his loving embrace as the wind wraps around us
We feel his love pouring down on us
We love this feeling! There it is again!

Though there no words to ease the pain, remember that he is in heaven, in Gods loving arms where he is now at peace.

With deepest sympathy, Joe and Beverly Babis and Family

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