James R. McPhereson, Sept. 17, 1944 - Oct. 12, 2008

Oct 31, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich.

James R. McPherson, 64, formerly of Sandusky, passed away Sunday in University of Michigan Hospital after a brief illness. He had been a resident of Garden City, Mich., since 1982.

He was born Sept. 17, 1944, in Coshocton, Ohio, to Ruth Evelyn (Durbin) and Edward Ray McPherson, who preceded him in death. Jim attended The Ohio State University and retired from Kmart after 36 years. He was a self-employed coin dealer and sold baseball memorabilia.

His wife, Diann L. Zimni, whom he married July 10, 1982, survives him. His brother Mark E. (Shirley) McPherson of Lancaster, Ohio, and numerous nieces and nephews, also survive him.

Visitation was Tuesday in John N. Santeiu & Sons Funeral Home, 1139 Inkster Road, Garden City, Mich., where memorial services will at 10 a.m. today. Burial will be Thursday in Forest Rose Cemetery in Lancaster.