James C. Munson was called home by his Savior from his rural Warsaw home on Feb. 6, 2018. He was 74 years old.
James Munson was born on Aug. 10, 1943, in Warsaw to Charles A. and Mable L. (Holderman) Munson. He spent his life in the local area and had attended the former Jefferson High School.
On April 23, 1965, James was united in marriage to Carol R. Boyer in the United Pentecostal Church of Warsaw. Together the two would share 36 years before her unexpected passing in February 2002.
Although he had worked as a Polisher for Zimmer, he farmed throughout his lifetime. He enjoyed fishing when he could. He was a strong, hardworking provider who dedicated himself to his family and his Christian faith.
He is survived by five children: Melissa (Ken) Koneval of Fort Wayne; Cynthia (Neil) Schulman of Plantation, Fla.; Michelle (Kurt) Harris of Warsaw; Stefanie (David) Freeman of Plymouth; and James Munson II of Warsaw; 13 grandchildren: Kami and Kyle Koneval, Katie, Kara and Erica Schulman, Zachary, Kourtney and Baylee Harris, Spencer Smith and Izabelle, Dalton, Darla and Destiny Freeman. Also surviving are his brother, Norman (Betty) Munson of Fort Wayne; and sister, Charlene Stidham of Noblesville.
In addition to his loving wife, Carol, James was preceded in passing by his sister, Betty Pfeiffer.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 East Sheridan Street, Warsaw. A funeral which celebrates James’ life will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. with an additional hour of visitation beforehand at Calvary Tabernacle, 1300 Wooster Road, Winona Lake with Pastor Rich Maron officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Those wishing to express their sympathy may make memorial gifts to Pleasant Grove Cemetery for general upkeep. Please make your gift payable to Wayne Township Trustee with “Pleasant Grove care” in memo line. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church.
The staff of Titus Funeral Home considers it an honor to have been trusted with the care of James Munson.