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James O. Toppins, Sr.
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Obituary for James O. Toppins, Sr.

James O. Toppins, Sr., 84, of South Vienna, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, in the Springfield Regional Medical. He was born on February 3, 1933, in Springfield, the son of the late James and Goldie Fay (Frost) Toppins. He served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Jim retired from Copper Industries with over 40 years of service and later worked part time for Hayes Fabricating for nearly 10 years. He loved to restore old tractors, gardening and fixing lawn mowers. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 397 Aerie.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife Lillian Mae Toppins of 46 years in 1999. He is survived by four children: Debbie Toppins (Tom Saddler), Diane Toppins (Rex Layne), James O. Toppins Jr., and Terri (Kenny) Williams; two grandchildren: Heather (Bobby) Crail, and Rachel (Ryan) Shackelford; four great grandchildren: Jaden, Austin, Kyler, and Kole; two brothers: Lee (Mickey) Toppins and Ray (Pauline) Toppins; several nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, “Sadie.” Jim was also preceded in death by seven siblings.

A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Friends may call prior to the service from 1-2:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Online condolences may be sent through www.littletonandrue.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

22

Nov

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Service

Wednesday

22

Nov

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Cemetery Details

Location

Rose Hill Burial Park

4781 So Charleston Road
South Charleston, OH 45368

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