James “Jim” Edgar Beavers, age 89, of Jackson Township, passed away of natural causes on March 2, 2021. He was lately a resident of Ayden Healthcare in Canton, Ohio. Jim was born December 5, 1931 in Greentown, Ohio; to the late James M and Pauline M (Haverstock) Beavers. He grew-up in Greentown and North Canton and is a graduate of North Canton High School class of 1950. He was a Veteran of the Korean War and served as a Corporal in the Marine Corps. He lived in both Texas and Florida, before returning to the Canton area in 2000. Jim was a self-employed painter/ wallpaper hanger/carpenter and everyone that knew him recognized that his passion was cars! Rebuilding his 1950 Mercury Coupe and going to car shows were his favorite pastimes. He was a member of The North Canton Eagles.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda and sister, Betty.
He is survived by his four children: Sha’ala (aka Debbie) Yeates of Antioch, California, Cher Baughman of Canton, Ohio, and Todd (Erin) Beavers of North Canton, Ohio (their mother, Jean Kreiner); and Donald (Jennifer) Beavers, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (mother, Rita Blair); thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Jim will be interred at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Canton, on Saturday, May 29, at Noon. Friends and family welcome. A Celebration Memorial of his life will be Walther’s Twin Tavern in North Canton on May 29, from 1-5 pm. Condolences and special memories can be shared with his family online at www.heritagecremationsociety.com
Heritage Cremation Society