James Emory Steiner, 88 passed away on his birthday June 7, 2021 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital.
Jim was born June 7, 1933 in Akron, Ohio to Robert and Freda McIntyre Steiner. A 1951 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School he also attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin where he played football. Jim was an avid OSU football fan, golfer and also refereed high school basketball. He retired from United Telephone Company and continued to work in sales. Jim worked for Herlihy Funeral Home and volunteered at OhioHealth Hospital for more than 10 years. Jim was a member of First Congregational Church in Mansfield.
Survivors include Jean Steiner; daughter Beth Steiner and son Scott Steiner all of Mansfield; grandchildren: Scott (Jessica) Steiner of Summerville, SC, Emily Steiner of Conway, SC; great-grandchildren Tripp and Reese Steiner; brother Robert (Carol) Steiner; sister Luann Steiner.
Friends may call at Herlihy Funeral Home, 173 Park Avenue West, Thursday from 6-8pm. A funeral service will be celebrated 4:30pm Friday at First Congregational Church, 640 Millsboro Road with Faith Proetti officiating. Private family burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Altrusa International Tools for Schools program.