James C. Fendrick

May 12, 1927 ‒ March 30, 2016

Galion, Ohio

James C. Fendrick, 88, of Galion passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Signature Healthcare of Galion.

He was born May 12, 1927 in Ashland and was the son of the late Carl Royal and Mary Alice (Barnes) Fendrick. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Ann E. (Deaton) Fendrick who he married on July 2, 1949.

Jim is survived by children James C. (Milada) Fendrick of Commerce Township, Michigan, Rebecca A. (Steve) Price of Tiffin and Mary Beth Fendrick of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky; five grandchildren Jennifer (Ben) Robinson of Chicago, Sarah (Jay) Boyd of Elmhurst, Illinois, Allison Fendrick of Bali, Indonesia, Rob (Laura) Price of Galena and David Price of Delaware, Ohio; five great-grandchildren Avery Price, Quintin Price, Sam Robinson, Gracyn Boyd and Connor Boyd; two brothers Carl (Marjorie) Fendrick of Houston, Texas and Jack (Maureen) Fendrick of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Jim graduated from Galion High School in 1947 and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He owned and operated the Marion Automatic Music for many years.
Jim was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church in Galion. He was an usher, a church trustee, on administrative board and had been in charge of the youth fellowship group.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Christ United Methodist Church, 130 East Walnut Street Galion, Ohio 44833 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jerry Penrod Jr. officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the memorial service on Saturday starting at 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of James Fendrick, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Dear Ann & Family,
    Our deepest sympathy to each of you at this sad time. Our thought & prayers are with you.

  • Dear Ann and Family,
    Bless his heart. Jim was super guy and friendly to all. May he rest in peace. Our sympathy and God’s love to all of you.

  • My deepest sympathy to the Fenderick family. So very sorry for your loss.

    Linda Winters Bellew

  • Mrs. Fendrick, I am SO sorry to hear abou the death of your husband. Death is never easy and it leaves a deep deep void in your life. I am praying for you and I know our Jesus is sufficient and His grace will give you strength to go through each day. Rest in the arms of Jesus. Love, Barb Postema, Women ACT

  • Jim was one of my favorites at the Galion Country Club. Such a nice Family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you
    Lisa Dye

  • Dear Ann and family,
    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing…one of my favorite men ever!

  • Dear Ann
    We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet man. Such a good friend to mom and dad.
    Love and Blessings

  • Jim, I am so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. Your dad was there for my parents near the end of their lives and it meant a great deal to them and me. Can’t forget the 45’s your dad gave us when we were kids. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jim Snyder

  • To Ann and Family,
    As you know, Jim was like a father to Linda since she spent so much time at your home and especially the vacation to the Nags Head. Linda has fond memories of the many outings she was afforded with the Fendrick Family.
    Jim provided a wonderful structure and life for his family. We know he will be missed by so many.
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers.
    The Ron nelson Family
    Ron, Linda, Todd, Erika, Kipp, Brittany, Lahna, Ronnie Noelle, Brittany Sue, Luke Skywalker Thomas, and Kipp Jayce Nelson and Addison and Parker Dunnington

  • So sorry to hear about the loss of Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

  • Aunt Ann, Jimmy (cuz), Becky and Mary Beth ~ I am so very saddened and sorry to hear of your heartbreaking loss. I pray that sweet memories will bring you peace and allow you to move through this difficult journey more comfortably. I will continue to hold each of you high in prayer.

    Peace and love,

  • To the Fendrick Family:
    Please accept our sincere sympathies in this time of sorrow and loss for your family. Please also know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tom and Linda (Swisher) Cahill

  • To the families of Jim:
    Max and I send our love and sympathy to all of you in the loss of your loved one. He lived a good life and will be missed by all that knew him.
    We will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sincerely, Max and Ruby Cover
    Harlingen Tx. and Galion Ohio

  • Michael and I wanted to convey our sincere felt sympathies with the passing of Jim. May all of you find peace and comfort knowing he will be remembered for all the kindness he showed to those who knew him.

    When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure!

    Leigh Ann and Michael

  • To Ann and family,

    Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.