Jimmie R. ‘Jim’ Carder, age 78 of Lima, died at 11:54 p.m., Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Lima Memorial Health Care Systems. He was born January 15, 1936 in Westminster, Ohio; the son of the late Samuel and Ethel Baxter Carder. He married Marilyn Mault, who survives in Lima.
Mr. Carder was a retired dispatcher with Bath Fire Department. He also served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors also include sons – Mark A. Carder, Scott (Lenore) A. Carder; a daughter – Christine (Douglas) A. McDorman; 13 grandchildren – Diana (Ross) Hill, Rebecca Carder, Brad (Dani) Carder; Nathan Carder, Amanda McDorman; Travis McDorman; Dylan McDorman; Calvin Carder;; Shawn (Tia King) Carder; Kayla Carder; Lori Ann Annette Hinson; Nicole Zeggert, Zachary Edmiston; 12 Great Grandchildren – Sarah Kitchen, Jayden Carder, Aiden Carder, Nevaeh Carder, Whitney Hill, Jasmen Hill, Austin Hill, Dakota Hill, Daniel Chesbro, Conner Carder, Mason Carder, Keagan Carder; 2 sisters – Evie M. Hall and Dottie Kramer.
He was preceded in death by a son – Terry L. Carder; a grandson – Brian McDorman; 3 brothers – Richard Carder, Carl Carder, and Robert Carder; and 2 sisters Dorothy Carder and Rozella (Sis) Bonnell.
A private family gathering was held.