James R. 'Jim' McGraw

July 4, 1951 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 68)


James Robert ‘Jim’ McGraw, 68, of Toronto, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in the University Hospital in Cleveland, OH.


Jim was born July 4, 1951 in Steubenville, OH, son of the late William and Irene (Skinner) McGraw.


Jim was retired from Timet-Titanium Manufacturing Plant in Toronto with 40 years of service. He also worked for 10 years as a Park Ranger for the Muskingham Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) at Tappan Lake and various other lakes in the district.


He had a total love for camping and the great outdoors. Jim enjoyed riding his homemade 4-wheel bike with his wife and spending time with his son and granddaughter.         


Jim is survived by his wife of 44 years, Debbie (Starr) McGraw whom he married, Oct. 19, 1974; his son, Brent (Jamie Patterson) McGraw and his granddaughter, Kendal McGraw of Toronto; his brother, Fred (Lynne) McGraw of New Albany, OH; his three sisters, Sandy McGraw of Ewing, NJ, Pam (Thomas) Wood of Hopedale, OH and Judy (Cris) McNicol of Wellsville, OH and several nieces and nephews.


Jim’s wishes were to be cremated with no services observed. Memorial donations may be directed to the Jefferson Co. Humane Society and Animal Shelter 200 Airport Access Rd. Wintersville, OH 43953.


Arrangements for Jim are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto.  

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