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James Paul Bernard

February 9, 1946 ~ May 26, 2018 (age 72)
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James Paul Bernard, age 72, of Sabina, passed away at home on Saturday afternoon, May 26, 2018.

Born on February 9, 1946, he was the son of Thomas B. and Helen Heininger.

Jim is survived by his wife Linda Pinkerton Kerr Bernard. 

 He was a Sabina High School graduate and entered the Army, serving from 1965-67. A lifelong farmer, he raisied hogs and was an avid Hampshire Breeder. Jim was a past Wilson Township Trustee, served on the Producers Livestock Board and the Clinton County Co-op Board. He was a 4-H advisor with the Sabina Blue Ribbon Winners for over 30 years, a member of the Spring Grove UMC and the Wilmington American Legion.

Jim is survived by his children: Brett P. (Chrissy) and T.J. (Tansy) Bernard and step-children: Kris Kerr, Craig Kerr and Leslie Kerr (Tom) Wilmes. Also left to cherish his memory are grandchildren: Stacy Nicole, Gretchen Lyn, Zachary Thomas and Denver Paul Bernard, Holly Beth and Brantly Jack Bernard, Alyssa Christine and Brooke Emily Yerian, Taylor Wilmes and Lindsay (Dustin) Flowers; along with a great granddaughter, Tessa Flowers.

In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded by his first wife, Sharon Wolfe Bernard, who passed on January 6, 2000.

A visitation will be on Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 10:00 until Noon, when a funeral service will begin at Littleton Funeral Home, Sabina. A private family burial will be in the Sabina Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Care Hospice.

Donations may be made to:

Community Care Hospice
POB 123, Wilmington OH 45177

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