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James A. Fausnaugh Sr.

May 9, 1934 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 86)

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James A. Fausnaugh Sr. 86 of Circleville, OH passed away at home on Friday, March 26, 2021.  Jim was born on May 9, 1934 to the late Glen and Lucy (Grabill) Fausnaugh in Jackson Township in Pickaway County, Ohio. Jim was a graduate of Jackson Township High School Class of 1952, a lifelong farmer and a member of Scioto Chapel UMC.  He was involved throughout the years in 4-H, FFA and the Ohio Guernsey Assoc.  He served for 17 years as a Jackson Township Trustee and was a Basketball Referee for 20 years for OHSAA. 

Besides his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife Helen Louise in 2010; daughter Linda Blue in 2020; great granddaughter Olivia Ann Goodbar; brother Robert Fausnaugh and sister Beulah Temple.

Jim is survived by children Karen (Ted) Musselman, James (Peggy) Fausnaugh Jr. and Michael (Kathy) Fausnaugh; son-in-law Bill Blue; grandchildren Tom Blue, Anna Goodbar, Katie (Chad) Morrison, Jared (Taylor) Musselman, Trey (Lindsey) Fausnaugh, Lee (Shannan) Fausnaugh, Nathan (Maddie) Fausnaugh, Ian (Lauren) Fausnaugh, Devin Fausnaugh; great grandchildren Lillian, Eli, Cooper, Camryn, Lydia, Piper, Madison, Stella, Katelyn and Clare; sister Joann (Richard) Bachman; sister-in-law Marilyn Fausnaugh.  

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, March 29th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103 with Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 30th at Scioto Chapel United Methodist Church, 6337 State Route 316 West, Ashville 43103 with Pastor Brian Dunham officiating.  Interment will follow in Jackson Township Cemetery.  Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are encouraged.    Family request in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Scioto Chapel UMC.  Online condolences at


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March 29, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 W. Main St.
Ashville, OH 43103

Funeral Service
March 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Scioto Chapel UMC
6337 S.R. 316 W.
Ashville, OH 43103

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