James Allen Beckner

NEW WATERFORD – James Allen Beckner, 68, of New Waterford, died at 9:29 p.m. Sunday at his home.

Born May 8, 1946, in Youngstown, he was the son of the late Ray Edwin and Ruth Elizabeth (Sheldon) Beckner.

Mr. Beckner had been employed as a radiology attendant at the Salem Community Hospital, retiring in 2012. He was a member of Abundant Life Fellowship of New Waterford.

Survivors include his wife, the former Cynthia Lou Pew, whom he married April 30, 1985; two daughters, Sarah Mae White of New Waterford and Monica Jo (Michael) Young of Columbiana; a son, Ray Edwin Beckner of New Waterford; two sisters, Barbara Beckner and Linda (Larry) Pupio; and two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home in Columbiana with Pastor Jeff Schoch officiating.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and also one hour prior to the services on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Operation Christmas Child in care of Abundant Life Fellowship or Angels for Animals.

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