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1955 James 2022

James W. Allen, Jr

September 27, 1955 — August 20, 2022

Boardman

James Wendell Allen Jr, 66

Boardman - James Wendell Allen Jr, 66, passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, August 20, 2022, at Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

James, known by his family and friends as "JimBo," was born September 27, 1955 in Youngstown, OH,  the son of the late  James and Mildred (Osberg) Allen.

He graduated from Boardman High School in 1973 and was a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley.

Jim was a machinist for Starr Manufacturing in Vienna, OH for over 23 years.

He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Guardians, formerly the Cleveland Indians, and enjoyed bowling. Jim was devoted brother, uncle, and friend to all.

Jim is survived by his sister, Linda L. (Charles) Stauffer of North Lima, OH; his brother-in-law, Kirt Colkit of PA; three nephews, Kenneth J. Gransee, Timothy M. (Robin) Gane, and Scott A. Gane; a niece, Laurie L. (Jake Cozza) Harmon; three great-nephews, Andrew W. Harmon, Michael A. (Alyssa) Harmon, and Tyler Gane;  and a great-great-niece, Aubriella M. Harmon.

Besides his parents, James and Mildred, Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn J. Colkit.

Family and friends may call on Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Davis-Becker Funeral Home, 8536 Market Street in Boardman.  There will be a funeral service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Brian Ethridge officiating.  Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown.

Please visit www.beckerobits.com to share memories and online condolences with Jim's family.

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman

8536 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman

8536 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512

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