PATSEY, James R., 62, of Brookfield, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Monday February 4, 2013.
He was born in Sharon, PA, on June 14, 1950, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Kollar) Patsey.
He was a deeply devoted and longtime educator to his beloved students beginning his career at Lisbon Local Schools. Jim began his career at several administrative positions for Beaver Local Schools, Urbana City Schools and had eventually became Superintendent serving Southern Local School, Union Local Schools, Black River Local Schools and lastly at Federal Hocking Local Schools before his retirement.
He is survived by his son, Sean M. Patsey, of Brookfield; his mother of Masury; brother, Larry J. Patsey, of Masury; sister, Arlene Evans, of Brookfield; his companion, Jane Eddy, of Athens, OH.
He was preceded in death by his father and by his son, J.J. Patsey.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. at the Madasz Funeral Chapel, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road Brookfield, OH 44403.
Funeral services will be held on Friday morning at the funeral home beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Lisbon Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the J.J. Patsey Memorial Fund care of the Lisbon Alumni Association PO Box 421 Lisbon, OH 44432.
Family and friends can send condolences to www.lanefuneralhomes.com.