James McAbier

ALLIANCE — James McAbier, 79, formerly of Georgetown Road, Salem, died Tuesday at Canterbury Villa in Alliance.

Born Oct. 11, 1939, in Amsterdam, Ohio, he was the son of the late John L. and Bertha (Humphries) McAbier.

Mr. McAbier was a 1957 graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and an Army veteran. He retired from Transue and Williams in 2003 after 42 years of service and was a member of the Sebring Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret (LeFevre) McAbier of Colorado; a son, Donald J. (Leslie) McAbier of Arizona; a daughter, Lynn A. (Chad) Cobb of Pennsylvania; a granddaughter; and a brother, Joseph (Regina) McAbier of Florida.

Following his wishes, cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the Sebring Presbyterian Church, 525 N. 16th St., Sebring, Ohio 44672; or the West Branch Athletic Boosters Scholarship Fund.

Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at grfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring.