James Edward Stahl, Sr., 83 of London died Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Doctors Hospital, Columbus. Jim was born December 21, 1935 in London, Ohio the son of Gordon and Margaret (Morrissey) Stahl. He graduated from London High School in 1955. He was a lifelong member of Saint Patrick Church, London and was a 56 year member of the Knights of Columbus, Father Reidy Council #1786, London, which he had served as the Grand Knight. Jim was a member of the Eagles Aerie #950, London and was a member of UAW. He had been employed at Navistar in Springfield for 30 years. He was elected to the London High School Athletic Hall of Fame and enjoyed watching and feeding the birds and enjoyed golfing and fishing. He enjoyed Notre Dame and Ohio State sports. Survivors include his wife, of 63 years, Patricia (Wilt) Stahl; children: James (Sheryl) Stahl, Jr.; David (Denise) Stahl; all of London; Diane (Mark) Spagnuolo of Plain City; sister: Nancy Reisinger of London; grandchildren: Jarrod and Drew Stahl; Analia Spagnuolo; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Jack and Jerry; sisters: Connie Daniels and Mary Oldham. The family invites friends to call at the Saint Patrick Parish Center 61 S. Union St., London, Monday, from 4-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 AM., Tuesday, at the Saint Patrick Church, 61 S. Union St., London, with Father Michael Hinterschied officiating. Interment will follow in the Saint Patrick Cemetery, London. The family requests that memorial contributions be made, in Jim's memory, to the Saint Patrick Church or Saint Patrick School. Envelopes will be available at the Parish Center. Online condolences may be sent to: www.rldfh.com.
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