For those who have not heard:
Ralph James “Jim” Amsbaugh, 78, of Roscoe died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
Born Aug. 5, 1934, in Mansfield, Ohio to Ralph H. and Alberta E. Amsbaugh. Married Joan J. Kerr on June 2, 1956, in Iberia, Ohio. Served his country as a Marine in Korea. He was a corporate accountant for many years in Ohio, Indiana, and Rockford before starting his own print shop in New Jersey. In Ohio he was very active in the Lions Club and was elected to the post of District Governor covering 16 counties. He loved to watch the Chicago Bears with his family and spend time with his many friends at his camper at Lake Koshkanong.
Survivors include sons, Jon (Shirley) Amsbaugh of Roscoe, Jay (Pam) Amsbaugh and J.R. (Alyssa) Amsbaugh of New Jersey; daughter, Janet Fogle of South Beloit; brothers, Arthur (Janet) Amsbaugh of Mansfield, Ohio and Bill (Rosetta) Amsbaugh of Wheeling, W.Va.; sisters, Linda (Don) Blackburn of Westerville, Ohio and Dianna (Joe) Parsons of Heath, Ohio; brother-in-law, Harold Chambers of Perrysville, Ohio; sister-in-law, Lynda Amsbaugh of Conover, N.C.; grandchildren, Dana (Dave) Corey, Danielle (Larry) Hanley and Joe Amsbaugh, all of Machesney Park, Nicholas Amsbaugh of Rockford; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; brothers, Tom and Raymon Amsbaugh; sisters, Kate Coulter and Marian Chambers; and grandson, James Fawcett.