1950 James 2022

James L. Rex

November 10, 1950 — July 23, 2022

James “Jim” L. Rex, age 71, passed away July 23, 2022.

Born in Akron, he was a lifelong resident of the area. He graduated from Springfield High School in 1970. Jim retired from Kenmore Construction after 42 years and was a member of the Laborers Local Union 894. He enjoyed being in his garage and spending time with his grandkids.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Marian Rex; sisters, Patricia Hoffmeyer and Linda Rex; brother, David Rex; wife, Theresa Rex; and granddaughter, Macy Kobyluck. He is survived by his significant other of 32 years, Sandra Johnson; son, Scott Rex; daughters, Kristen (Chad) Kobyluck and Tricia Tackett; grandchildren, Chase and Cody Tackett, Andrew, Ethan, and Jaxon Rex, McKayla, Kacie, Alyssa, and Chloe Kobyluck; and sister, Ruth Rex.

Friends and family will be received Thursday, July 28th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Rd. Akron (Ellet), OH 44312. Funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. with burial to follow at Hillside Memorial Park.

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Hopkins Lawver Ellet Location

547 Canton Road, Akron, OH 44312

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

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Hopkins Lawver Ellet Location

547 Canton Road, Akron, OH 44312

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

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