- August 7, 1958 - October 28, 2013
- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
of James' Passing
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Please know my wife Venera and I were so saddend by the news of Jim's death.
We did not know this had happened until recently. I...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Izant - Moreland Hills, OH
“Natalie, Robert and Chloe,
I was so saddened to hear about Mr. Izant's passing. I only knew him for a short time, but my experience with him was...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Jeanne Isler
“We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing.
May God comfort you and your family.
Our prayers are with you.
Sue Pilch and Matt Pilch
3 of 24 | Posted by: Sue Pilch - Warren, OH - friend
“Natalie, Robert and Cloe:
So sorry of hearing the passing of Jim. My prayers are with you.
4 of 24 | Posted by: Georgia Mueller - Bowling Green, KY
“My condolences to the Izant family, I've known Jim most of my life, what a great friend and coworker at our days at Second National Bank. We will...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Al Crouse - Warren, OH - friend
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Robert and Chloe. Jim was so proud of each one of you. The pictures...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Shelia Ames - Cortland, OH
“Small wheel turn by the fire and rod
Big wheel turn by the grace of God
Everytime that wheel turn round
bound to cover just a little more ground
...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Jimmy Mac - Buddy
“Offering our deepest condolences during this time
8 of 24 | Posted by: The Staff of McFarland & Son Funeral Services Co.
“Holly, I am so sorry about the loss of your brother. I am glad you shared all the trials an tribulations of the Izants over the years with me. ...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Greg Salerno - Greenwich, CT
“Natalie, you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I am sorry that I will be unable to attend visitation or memorial services. I have...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Sally Allen - friend
“It is with deepest sorrow that I must offer my prayers and condolences for the passing of my longtime friend and classmate. My first recollection of...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Craig Adgate - Cortland, OH
“Our reunions won't be the same without Jim Izant. He was one of a kind and a true friend to one and all.
My husband and I sat behind him at the...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bartz - Akron, OH
“My memories of James are old. We occasionally rode horses with one another back in the mids 70's. He was always a happy and fun presence. James...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Deborah Otto Sunderman - Belton, SC
“Our families go back to my grandparents the Osbornes and the James Izants,my parents glen and Kathryn Osborne, and R.T. and Ann..Fond Memories and I...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Babs Gourd nee Osborne - SC
“Dear Izant Family,Our thought's and prayers
are with you on this day of sadness. May
memories help heal the sorrow today.
Peace...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Dolores & John Rastoka - OH
“Natalie and Famiy;
My deepest condolences in Jim's passing. I had just made contact with him thru an e-mail over this past weekend. He was so...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Sandy Stanton - WARREN, OH
“We will miss Jim's larger than life personality and his captivating smile. There is a hole the shape of Jim in our neighborhood and in the world. ...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Eva and Larry Bell - SC
“We all leave some form of legacy. We should all aspire to leave one as rich and beautiful and Jim's. A loving family, a wonderful, positive attitude...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Breen - Hilton Head, SC
“Jim was a great guy. It was my priviledge to know him. I will miss him very much
19 of 24 | Posted by: ROGER AND JANSON - BLUFFTON, SC
“I feel blessed to have had the chance to know Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Jim almost always wore a smile, that picture is such...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Dawn Terzulli - Summerville , SC
“My sincerest sympathy for your indescribable loss. I will help as best I can by always remembering Jim and talking about him often. He was very,...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Karyn Hunt Kuklinski - SC
“You were one of kind. You never met a stranger. You always had a smile for everyone. Your laughter was contagious. You are missed.
22 of 24 | Posted by: Carolyn Cochran Waddell - Canton, GA
“What a GREAT picture of a man who will truely be missed by many!!! Our thoughts and prayers are with Natalie, Robert, Chloe and the rest of his...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Janet MacDonald - Hilton Head, SC
What a beautiful tribute to Jim and your life together as a loving family. Our prayers are with you, Robert and Chloe.
24 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie Todd - Woodland, WA
To view Jimmy's video, please click on: http://videos.lifetributes.com/437429
James R. Izant, II, 55, of Hilton Head Island, SC died Monday, October 28, 2013 at MUSC in Charleston, SC after a long illness.
Mr. Izant was born in Warren, OH on August 7, 1958, the son of the late Robert T. Izant, II and Ann Hunter Izant. James was a graduate of Youngstown State University. He was retired as the Vice President of the Trumbull Savings & Loan Company where he also served on the Board of Directors. He also served on the Board of Directors of Second Bancorp and formerly worked at Second National Bank.
While residing in Hilton Head, SC since 2000 he was a private investor and philanthropist. He was a member of St. Andrews by the Sea United Methodist Church where he served as an usher. He was a Past President of the Porsche Club of the Coastal Empire Region, board member of Christian World Adoption and The Curry Foundation, and was a driving instructor for the Porsche Club of America.
While in Warren, OH he was active with the Trumbull Art Gallery, Trumbull County Historical Society, Rebecca Williams United Methodist Community Center, Warren Area Jaycees, Warren Buckeye Club, and the Trumbull Country Club.
He enjoyed boating, family genealogy, history, music concerts, and attending Daytona with his son. He was dedicated to his family and loved spending time with them.
Jim was known for his huge smile, humor, and generosity. He genuinely cared for and made friends with people from all walks of life.
He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Natalie Schoch Izant; son, Robert T. Izant, III who is attending Winthrop College; daughter, Chloe J. Izant of Hilton Head; siblings, Elizabeth (Kent Mueller) Izant of Denver, CO, Holly (Matthew) Izant-McSharry of Riverside, CT, and Phyllis (David McInturff) Izant of Tacoma, WA; mother-in-law, Sandy Schoch of Hilton Head Island, SC.
Per Jim's request an informal celebration will be held Friday, November 1, 2013 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Indigo Hall in Indigo Run, Hilton Head all friends are invited. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 2, 2013 at St. Andrews by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head with Rev. Neil Young officiating and under the direction of Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton, and assisting, McFarland & Son Funeral Home.
Final services and burial will take place 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 5, 2013 in Warren, Ohio at the McFarland & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Oaks officiating. Jim's family will receive friends from Noon till 1:00 pm prior to the service. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Warren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation for the Izant Family Foundation Scholarship at the MUSC College of Nursing, MUSC Foundation Office, 18 Bee St., MUSC 450., Charleston, SC, 29425 or www.musc.edu/giving or to Hilton Head Heros, PO Box 6689, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938
Services are entrusted to the McFarland and Son Funeral Services. Co. 271 North Park Ave. Warren, Ohio 44481. Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to view video tribute, send condolences. and to order flowers.
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