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James Lee Waldock

January 9, 1932 ~ March 2, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

James Waldock Obituary

James Lee Waldock took off his farm boots and Pioneer hat for the last time on Saturday, March 2, 2024. He was born January 9, 1932.

He is survived by his wife, Donna (Dot Mesenburg) of 72 years; sons: Don (Pam), Ken, Tom (Diane), Ted, Pat (Donna), and Ron (Karla) Waldock; and daughter, Pam (Mike). He leaves behind 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a son, Robert, grandson, Jim, and daughter-in-law, Jodie.

Services for James will be held privately. Foos & Foos Funeral Service, Bellevue, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929, or to Avita Home Health and Hospice, PO BOX 327, 1220 N. Market St, Galion, OH 44833.

Close The Gate

For this one farmer the worries are over, lie down

and rest your head,

Your time has been and struggles enough, put the

tractor in the shed.

Years were not easy, many downright hard, but

your faith in God transcended,

Put away your tools and sleep in peace. The fences

have all been mended.

You raised a fine family, worked the land well and

always followed the Sun,

Hang up your shovel inside of the barn; your work

here on earth is done.

The sun is setting, the cattle are all bedded, and

here now is the end of your day.

Your love of the soil has passed on to your kin; the

stories flow like fine wine,

Wash off your work boots in the puddle left by

blessed rain one final time.

You always believed that the good Lord would

provide and He always had somehow,

Take off your gloves and put them down, no more

sweat and worry for you now.

Your labor is done, your home now is heaven; no

more must you wait,

Your legacy lives on, your love of the land, and we

will close the gate.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

Avita Hospice
PO BOX 327, Galion OH 44833

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