James “Jim” Gilpin

February 20, 1975 ‒ May 21, 2018

Delaware, Ohio

James “Jim” Gilpin 43, of Delaware passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at his residence after an extended fight with cancer.

He was born February 20, 1975 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Donald R. & Joan (Flanagan) Gilpin.

He is survived by his wife  Munnette “Mooney” (Smith) Gilpin; daughters Alexandria and Michaela Gilpin; step-sons Aaron  and Christian Langhorne; mother Joan Gilpin; sisters Lori (Doug) Nason, Rhonda Gilpin, Pam (Jeff) Cain; brothers Charles (Sherrie), Robert Gilpin; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father Donald R. Gilpin.

Jim was an avid Ohio State fan. He enjoyed shooting pool, and playing darts. He never missed an episode of COPS, Law & Order, and Live PD. Jim touched the lives of so many people and was loved by countless friends, he will be missed by all that knew him.

To celebrate a life well-lived, family will receive friends Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the Snyder- Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William St, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards The American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, Ohio, 43017 or Ohio Health Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

To share a fond memory or to leave messages of condolence please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Snyder- Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is handling arrangements

  • Pam and all the family, our prayers are with you all. Thinking of you , love Jim and Coleen Newkirk

    • Jim will be missed? His humor and fun was warped just like mine (in good way). I’ll miss you my friend

  • Jim was in my class at Marion Catholic. I’m extremely sad for his passing at such a young age. His family is in my thoughts during this unfair difficult time.

  • Jim was one of the kindest, wittiest, and most generous people I’ve known. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a true warrior in every way. He helped us even in his battle. Heaven got another good guy. I hope he’s met up with my son and they’re sharing stories and laughs. God bless him and all of his loved ones.

  • I send my love and prayers to the Gilpin family!! Me and Jim worked together at ODPS and he even bowled with me in the Big Dog league. He will be truely missed ❤️

  • I am so Sorry for your loss.
    I will always remember Jim as a good man,
    He had a funny sense of humor.
    He will be dearly missed by many.
    I pray for the Families and Friends for strength in this most difficult time of their lives.

  • Jim’s wits and humor were warped like mine. He was wonderful caring friend – I’ll miss him.

  • Jim’s relatives in Vermont, the Berno family, won’t soon forget his many visits to Vermont while growing up. Jim had a kind soul and a light-hearted and fun personality. May he Rest In Peace, and may his family and loved ones keep their memories of him close.

    With Love,
    Ann Berno Browning

  • My deepest condolences Munette and family. I am so glad that you and Jim found each other back. I had a lot of fun with Jim over the years hanging with Kim and Joe and Jim. Hugs.

  • Munnette, I am so sorry for the loss of your best friend, and husband. I had no idea Jim was sick. Please know, you and his family are in my husband’s thoughts and prayers. Love, Vicki (Stansbery) Benoit.

  • Pam,
    May you and your family find comfort knowing your brother is at peace now. We are so sorry for your loss.
    Thoughts and prayers 💐
    Theresa and Larry Richardson

  • 23 Peace be with you, Pam & Family and may God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you love with faithfulness. Ephesians 6. NLT
    Linda, Grace Group

  • We are so sorry for your loss of Jim.Our thoughts and prayers are with you Munette, his daughters and his whole family. We didn’t see him the last few year but met him through our son-in-law Joe and our daughter Kim. He stayed at our house several times when he would come our way to do things with Kim and Joe. He was always a welcome guest. He was fun to be around and just an all around good guy. We are so sorry that he had to suffer so much with cancer. Please take care and know that he will be missed by many. God has taken another good one home to be with him and he is now without pain.

  • Jim’s Family and friends, I’m sorry for your loss. I remember Jim’s constant smile.
    May the love of our Lord comfort you in your grief.
    MiChel Joyce

  • I am sincerely sorry for the passing of your loved one. May God be your comfort during this difficult time.

    Susan Stringer Dempsey

  • So sorry to hear about Jim. You’re in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

    Matt and Sonja Dendinger

  • Jim was a kind and wonderful person. Heaven gained an angel. R.I.P my good friend. Prayers and thoughts to the family.

  • Jim wax a great man I enjoyed shooting pool with and trading stories. Jim, you’ll be missed. God bless you and your family. Rest In Peace my friend

  • My deepest sympathy to all of Jim’s family, I met Jim as he was once married to my best friend, Dawn.. We had many a giggle at his silliness and I remember how happy he was to become a daddy.. Alex, Mikey, I’m so sorry.. You are in my thoughts and I love you so much!

    Aunt Jenn