James A. Aigner
April 05, 1928 ‒ February 08, 2019
Mount Gilead, Ohio
James A. Aigner, age 90, of Mount Gilead, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, February 8, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
James was born on April 5, 1928, in Richmond, VA, to the late Charles E. and June (Buffin) Aigner. He was a graduate of Lee Davis High School with the class of 1946.
Right out of high school, James enlisted in the United States Army. He was a truck driver and was awarded both the World War II Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal.
For 32 years James was a dedicated employee of Eastern Airlines. He was a supervisor over the mechanics with a specialty in engines. He was very fond of his time at Eastern Airlines and the friendships he made there. After retiring from Eastern, James decided to go back to work for Ryan Air who oversaw the UPS planes.
A man of faith, James grew up in the Presbyterian Church. He loved tending to his garden. He also enjoyed playing and working on his computer of which he met his sweetheart, Louise, online. A fan of various sports, James loved to golf and was at home living near the golf course.
James was devoted to his family. He often would recall the days he spent with his parents and siblings whom he missed dearly. He was a very loving father and grandfather. His family and friends will remember him for his gentleman qualities of which included being soft spoken, easy going, patient, and humble all while having a dry sense of humor.
He is survived by his children: Terry (James) Cain of Arlington, TX and Cathy (Lloyd) Wilde-Johnson of Flagstaff, AZ; grandchildren: Becky Parker, James Ryan Cain, Raimee Wilde, Lindsay Wilde, and Jame Aigner; great grandchildren: Aiden Wilde, Ellie Wilde, and James Oliver Cain; his sweetheart and companion, Louise Kruder and her children and grandchildren whom he loved dearly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
James was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Charles Edward Aigner, Tommy Aigner, and Milton Aigner; sister, June Marie Montgomery; son, James Aigner Jr., and a granddaughter, Kelly Cain Evans.
His family will greet friends from 1:30 to 2 PM, Sunday, February 10, 2019, at the Snyder Funeral Homes, Craven Chapel. (67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338) A service honoring his life will be held there at 2PM with Chaplain Jeff Slider officiating.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Morrow County.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve James’ family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.