Obituary for James "Jim" Edward Saylor
James “Jim” Edward Saylor, age 72, of Berea, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital.
Jim was born in Dayton, Ohio to the late Robert and Rosella Shafer Allen. He was a retired Baptist minister, and had pastored at Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Jackson County. He was a member of WestSide Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Peggy Ann Spurlock Saylor, one son, Christopher Allen Saylor, and two sisters Donna Jean Greer and Carolyn Sue Schram.
He is survived by three daughters Kimberley (Kevin) Lynn Hall, Wendy (Brian) Renee Henderson, and Elizabeth (Chris) Rose Strunk; seven grandchildren, Lisa Shea Saylor-Gentry, Jennifer Michelle Collins, Charles David Bebout, Nicole Lynn Bebout, Emma Elizabeth Strunk, Isabelle Jane Strunk, and Abram James Strunk; and five great grandchildren, Christian Michael Collins, Rylie Page Collins, Jace Dale Gentry, Ayden Charles Bebout, and Liam Sebastian Bebout.
Funeral services will be 5:30 pm Sunday, January 7, 2018 at WestSide Baptist Church with Rev. Allen Livingood officiating. Visitation will be from 3:30-5:30pm at the church.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.lakesfuneralhome.com