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1961 James 2022

James Mendenhall

November 30, 1961 — August 19, 2022

New Winchester, Indiana

James E. Mendenhall peacefully passed away in his home on August 19, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.  James was born on November 30, 1961 to John and Josephine (Walton) Mendenhall.  He was the youngest of eight children and attended school at Bridgeport West Central Joint Services.  After graduating, he enjoyed life on the farm with his parents and brothers, raising grain hay and livestock.  His siblings include Jay Dee (Karen) Mendenhall, Bonolyn (Rick) Thomas, Jerald (Rhonda) Mendenhall, John Mendenhall, Brenda (Jeff) Fleece, and Barbara Leath.  He is preceded in death by his parents and his oldest brother, Wayne.  James is a very-much-loved uncle to 17 nieces and nephews, 47 great-nieces and nephews, and one great-great niece.  He greeted everyone he met with a smile and a handshake.

A private family service was held at New Winchester Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, August 21, 2022.

Arrangements are entrusted to Eric M.D. Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  All are encouraged to share thoughts, prayers, and memories with his family on his memorial page found on the funeral home's website, .

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