Jesse James

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35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 9/16/2013 24:00:00

74 Pettit Street Shiloh OH 44878 9/17/2013 13:00:00

Jesse James, age 47, of Shiloh, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 12, 2013 in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born March 4, 1966 in Shelby, Ohio to Roger and Carol (Barnett) James and was a 1985 graduate of Plymouth High School. Jesse was employeed with AK Steel in Mansfield for 22 years.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Elizabeth James; two sons, Jesse Lee James of Shelby, Ohio and Luke James of Shiloh, Ohio; one daughter, Katilyn Desha of Attica, Ohio; a grandson Alexander Vargos; 3 step-children, Brandon Cole; Chad Cole who is the father of Madelyn Cole; and Amy Laser who is the mother of Landon and Alyssa Laser; a brother, Scott James of Alabama; and four sisters, Jan Baumann of Willard, Ohio; Lena Sizemore of Plymouth, Ohio; Michelle Pfeifer of Crestline, Ohio; and Kim Combs of Plymouth, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Amber James.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio on Monday, September 16, 2013 from 12:00 to 2:00 PM and 4:00 to 6:00 PM. The funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 PM at the Messiah’s House of Prayer Church in Shiloh, Ohio with Pastor Bill Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Online condolences may be made at


DeeDee - Sep 25, 2014

It was a shock hearing of Jesse being called home by Jesus our savior. Iwent to school with Jesse and loved him dearly, We had alot of good times together. May God bring peace to this family.I will forever love you Jesse

Paula Jessie-Miller - Sep 19, 2013

Scott,Lena,Jan,Shelly, Kim and family, I was so sorry to hear about Jesse’s passing. Ang and I have so many fond memories of growing up with him, especially when he and Scott worked for dad. God bless and comfort your hearts. Love, Paula

Jari McKinney Amburgey - Sep 17, 2013

Jan and family…I am sorry for your loss. May God comfort you in the days ahead.

Joy Holland - Sep 17, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Jesse was a great man and will be missed deeply. We have a lot of great memories of Jesse and will cherish everyone of them. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all

Rickey Esto & Sean Edwards - Sep 17, 2013

Jessie will always be in my heart. He will always be that little boy I had an opportunity to know, love and play with! My deepest condolences to my incredible and wonderful Aunt Carol & Uncle Roger, to my cousins who are my sisters and brother Scotty, Lena, Jan, Shelly and Kimmy. We love you all so much and know that Mom has Jessie in her arms now!

LaVonne DeWitt - Sep 17, 2013

I am so saddened by my cousins death. I don’t know how to say I am sorry, but I am. It is very difficult to lose a brother for I have been there. As a parent I would never ever want to go through the pain. Hold each other tight and you can make it one day at a time.

Nancy Baldidge - Sep 16, 2013

So sorry for to hear about Jesse. I well remember him. May GOD Comfort you in the days ahead.

Cheryl (Likes) Clark - Sep 16, 2013

Dillon,Wyatt,Scott and The James Family,
So sorry to hear about the sudden passing of Jessie. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
“God didn’t promise days without pain. Laughter without sorrow, Sun without rain, But he did promise Strength for the day, Comfort for the tears and Light for the way”
God Bless, Cheryl and Family

Kathy Justice (Viars) - Sep 16, 2013

So sorry to hear about Jesse. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Gerry and Jason Picklesimer - Sep 16, 2013

We are so sorry about Jesse. Our hearts go out to you. Jesse was a kind person, and he will be missed. Our prayers are with you.

Donald & Louanna Hall - Sep 15, 2013

So sorry to hear about Jesse. Our prayers go out to the family.

Diane and Don Turpin - Sep 15, 2013

We are so sorry for you loss. We will continue to pray for your family. May God be with you all.
God Bless
Diane and Don Turpin

Sandra Leonard - Sep 14, 2013

I will always love and miss my beloved nephew.
I carry in my heart…so many childhood memories of Jesse with his wonderful sense of humor. Jesse was a hard working family man who loved his kids.
Jesse would do anything for you or give you whatever he had. He made his mark in life.
I love you Jesse. Your Aunt Sandy

Amy laser - Sep 14, 2013

We will have visitation at the messiah house of prayer church following the secor visits and a dinner after the funeral at the church. Thanks