James Ray Kanagy

June 03, 1960 ‒ October 10, 2012

Howard, Ohio

James Ray Kanagy, 52, of Howard, OH, formerly of Boone, NC, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

He was born in Mt. Gilead, Ohio on June 3rd, 1960. Jim graduated from Highland High School in 1978, and received his B.S. in Business Administration from Liberty University in 1983. He was married to Karen Mustard Kanagy for 28 years.

Jim was a residential designer for over 25 years and owner of Kanagy Design. Jim received Christ as his Savior in 1979. He was a member of Alliance Bible Fellowship in Boone, North Carolina and attended New Life Missionary Alliance Church in Fredericktown, Ohio.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Paul Kanagy. He is survived by his wife Karen Kanagy and his children, Katherine Mae, Boone, NC; Khristina Marie, Kimberly Melissa, and James Gregory, Howard, OH; his mother, Louella Kanagy, Chesterville, OH; his brothers, Gene (Kristi) Kanagy, Chesterville, OH; Art (Pat) Kanagy, Chesterville, OH; Ken Kanagy, Edison, OH; twin brother, Tim (Rosa) Kanagy, Macon, MS; and Larry (Tammy) Kanagy, Rochester, IN; his sisters Becky (Bob) Yoder, Hydro, OK; Bonnie (Carl) Parra, Lynchburg, VA; and Carolyn Kanagy, Chesterville, OH.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 15, 2012. Visiting hours are from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The service will begin at 1:00pm at New Life Community Church in Fredericktown.

Condolences may be sent to the church at 9955 Mt. Gilead Road, Fredericktown, OH


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