James F. Newman, 83, of Bradner, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green. He was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Risingsun, to John E. and Inez L. (Caris) Newman. He married Jo Elizabeth Amos Oct. 3, 1964, at Bradner United Methodist Church and she passed away Sept. 24, 1979. Surviving are his three daughters, Sharyn (Mike) Elliott of Fostoria, Marshia Newman of Fostoria and Vickie (Mike) Snyder of Fostoria; five grandchildren, Ashley Jo (Scottie) Deal, Marcus (Destiney Long-Meyer) Elliott, Hunter Snyder, Jace Snyder and Eric Coppler; four great-grandchildren, Lexxie, Oaklyn, Eliza and Skyleigh; sister, Bonnie Whitcomb of Toledo; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Tom and Linda Amos of Oak Harbor, Dave and Barb Lippert of Bradner, Judy Amos of Wayne, Bev Keppler of Gibsonburg and Phyllis Newman of Graytown. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Inez; wife, Jo Elizabeth; grandson, Lucius Elliott; four sisters, MaryLou Heberling, Letha Gosche, Betty Newman and JoAnn Gilmore; two brothers, John and Dale; and father and mother-in-law, Trontous and Ethel. Jim was a 1957 graduate of Montgomery Township High School. He worked at the former Reed Air Company, Bradner, for 42 plus years and then, during retirement, he worked for Amos Motor and RV, Bradner. He enjoyed getting in his car and driving around the area seeing what was happening but the thing he loved most was being with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all his family. Friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. […]