James Edward Chase, 77 of Shadyside, Ohio died Wednesday May 27, 2020 at Cleveland Clinic.
He was born May 7, 1943 a son of the late Edward and Goldie (Long) Chase in Bellaire, Ohio.
He was a graduate of Bellaire High School, class of 1962.
James was a construction supervisor and worked for Great Lakes Construction for many years.
Jim was a hard working man who loved construction.
He worked many years building highways and bridges in Cleveland.
Later on he oversaw the construction of Walmarts in many states.
He recently retired to spend more time with his family.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 52 in Shadyside, Ohio and loved NASCAR, hunting and fishing.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Patricia Mehlman.
He is survived by his former wife Georgia (Boggs) Deel and his children, Tracey (Mike) Carroll of Oberlin, Ohio and Marsha Chase of Williamsburg, Ohio.
In addition he is survived by his grandchildren, Katrina Chase, Kenneth Messina, Ashley Hembree, Samantha Hembree, Melissa Hembree, C-J Messina and Alexis Travis; as well as his great-grandchildren Garrett, Jace, Morgan, Jaxson, Olivia, Jade and Scarlett.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906 on Wednesday June 10th 2020 from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm with Rev. David Demarest officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
A celebration of life will be held at South Ridge Hall, 110 West Main St. South Amherst, Ohio 44001 on Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 12 pm until 2pm.
Memorial contributions will benefit the American Legion of Shadyside, Ohio.
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