James “Jim” Scherley, age 69 of Monroeville, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky. Jim was born February 17, 1953, in Bellevue, the son of the late Victor and Emaline “Faye” (Balduff) Scherley.
Jim was an avid reader, a music lover, enjoyed spending time with his cat, and making sure you knew you were loved by picking on you relentlessly. Jim was a devoted Ohio State fan. A lifelong Monroeville Eagle, graduating in 1971, Jim was always ready with a "Go Eagles!" He loved seeing his kids and grandkids together and could always be found watching over the family events. Jim was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 490 in Bellevue and UAW Local 2352.
Jim is survived by his wife, Cindy (Wobser) Scherley, whom he married November 10, 1982, in Norwalk; sons: Jason (Ashley) Scherley of Coshocton, and Chris (Saralyn) Scherley of Bellevue; daughters: Dannielle (Phil) Dombrowski of Vermilion, and Michelle (Steve) Smith of Sylvania; grandchildren: Madison, Haley, Andrew, Katie, Libby, Victor, Sam, Evie, James, C.J., and Rory; brother, Victor Scherley of Republic; sister, Sue (Doug) Long of Monroeville; mother-in-law, Jane Wobser of Bellevue; daughter-in-law, Christina Scherley of Huron; his cat, Gizmo; and multiple nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded in death by three siblings in their infancy, sister-in-law, Pat (Reed) Scherley and father-in-law, Rich Wobser.
Friends will be received on Sunday, November 27, 2022, from 12-3:00pm & 4pm until a funeral service beginning at 6:30pm at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Pl, Bellevue, OH, 44811.
Jim’s family requests that those in attendance wear their Ohio State and Monroeville Eagle’s apparel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jim’s honor to Monroeville Schools Robotics, 101 West St, Monroeville, OH 44847, 4 Paws for Ability at Ohio State, www.osu4paws.org, or to the donor’s favorite charity.