Obituaries: James “Jr.” Honbarger

OTTUMWA – James “Jr.” A. Honbarger, 54, of Ottumwa died at 2:52 p.m. January 8, 2018 at Ridgewood Specialty Care in Ottumwa.

He was born September 5, 1963 to James and Nancy Wilson Honbarger.

A resident of Ottumwa all of his life, he grew up in Don and Floy Terrell’s home and then lived with Diana Stevens from 1988 to 2014.  James was a graduate of Smith-Warren School.  He worked at Tenco Center of Hope and Tenco Sheltered Workshop

He loved to go dancing, eating at Pizza Ranch and Kentucky Fried Chicken, going to casinos and going bowling.

Surviving are several family members and friends.

His body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to TENCO Industries Foundation, P.O. Box 1287, Ottumwa, IA 52501 or Calvary Baptist Church, 915 Overman Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501.