EDGERTON -- James David Dickerhoof, 52, of Edgerton, Ohio, died at 9:44 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers in Bryan, Ohio.
As a special needs child, Jim touched the hearts of all he met. He attended Sunnyside School and most recently enjoyed respite time at the Sunshine Children's Home in Maumee, Ohio. Jim loved to go just anywhere, taking rides in the car, going to ball games and watching all kinds of sports on TV with his Pepsi-Cola at his side. He was a member of the First Assembly of God in Bryan and for years was an avid listener of WOWO radio. He was once recognized as a friend of WOWO by radio personalities Bob Seavers and Jay Gould.
James David Dickerhoof was born on September 29, 1961, in Hicksville, Ohio, the son of William H. and Peggy E. (Onstott) Dickerhoof, who survive in Edgerton.
Survivors also include a sister, Elaine "Bobbie" Clayton; his nephews and nieces, Bart and Ralph Taube, Magan Gay, Kylee Guiterrez, Jon Zebolsky and Damien Bremmer; his aunts and uncles, Chuck and Theresa Dickerhoff of Butler, Indiana, Mike and Toni Dickerhoff of Butler, Indiana, Wayne and Ilene Hamman of Butler, and Tony and Terri Singer of Ney, Ohio; his great-aunt, Garcille Brandebery of Corunna, Indiana; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by a sister, Kathy Jo Dickerhoof; and his grandparents, David and Lucille Dickerhoff, James Onstott, Claudia (Onstott) Fillmore and Pat Fillmore.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, from 4-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton. Services will be held Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with Pastor Kevin Boulis officiating. Visitation will also be held for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Forest Home Cemetery, Hicksville, Ohio.
Memorials are requested to the family. To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit www.krillfuneralservice.com.