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James Clell Flannery

Born: May 16, 1925
Died: November 17, 2013

U.S. VeteranJames Clell Flannery

Age 88, of Vandalia, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born in Old Town, Kentucky on May 16, 1925 to James Willard & Pearl (Duncan) Flannery.

James was retired from Harrison Radiator and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was an expert marksman serving in the G Company 158th Infantry “Bushmasters” in the South Pacific, where he received 4 Bronze Star awards and the Purple Heart.

Preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Kathleen Flannery, in 2007.

Survived by his daughter, Sharon Herrick (Richard); son, Mike Flannery (Lorie); grandchildren, Michael Flannery & Kristina Martin; sisters, Janice Moss & Rosemary (Reece) Smyth; sister-in-law, Margie Flannery; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives & many friends.

Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at the GEORGE C. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, ”Northridge Chapel,“ 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road. Interment Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Rob Wackerman, officiating. The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Friday at the George C. Martin Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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