James W. Balder

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“Although none of us know when its time to meet our creator, we will all be together again. Until then, Jim will be sadly missed and our prayers will...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Gatelaro family - Dover, OH

“Brittany and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I love you all and you will all be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Maggie - london, OH

“Jim Boulder: You brought so much joy, laughter, and fun. With your smile as bright as the sun. So many lives touched in...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Steve Meese - new philadelphia, OH

“we are sory to here of your loss. you are in our prayers. if you need help with anything let us know.jim will be greatly missed. ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: jane, thomas markle - OH

“Mary and family; You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of the loss of your loved one. I will truely miss seeing Jim in the...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Carla Keaton - New Philadelphia, OH

“so sorry for your loss. i grew up with jimmy in dover my condolences to the whole family. god bless and be with you in this difficult time my...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: mark kirkbride - strasburg, OH

“Sorry about your lost to the family. We are thinking about you at these hard times. ”
7 of 29 | Posted by: Janet Corpman and Linda Ondash - OH

“We are sorry to hear of your father's passing and will continue to keep you in our prayers. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Fish Family - New Philadelphia, OH

“With deepest sympathy. I remember when we were kids together out at Uncle Bobs and Aunt Normas. God Bless You. Cheryl (Alwine) Knisely and Family. ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Cheryl (Alwine) Knisely - OH

“Mary and family; You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time of the loss of your loved one. Don Jones family ”
10 of 29 | Posted by: Don Jones - Nikiski, AK

“To Don and Penny and family We are so sorry for the loss of your brother Jim, I just couldn't believe it when I read it in the paper today...gosh...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Tim and Mary (Grafe) Meiser - OH

“Don & Penny , Just wanted you to know that we are thinking of you and your family during this time of loss.May you find strength in your memories...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Lydia & John McCluskey - Scio, OH

“Don and Penny, So sorry for the loss you have to endure. Please know we are always here for you. Jim will always be with you. No one can take away...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Jerry and Jen McMillen - Dover, OH

“my thoughts and prayers go out to the family for their loss, he was a hard working guy and you could trust his work he will be missed by many. ...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: kelly bernhart - dover, OH

“You will all be in my thoughts and my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless ”
15 of 29 | Posted by: Brittany Bayless - OH

“Trish & family, I am so sorry for your loss. Jim will be missed by everyone that knew him. I will never forget him. Im just glad I got to know one of...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Andrea Murray - Dover, OH

“Like to send my condolences to the family.. ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Jimmy Lautzenheiser 2 - massillon, OH

“Mary, Robert, and Family We are sorry to hear of your loss. Jim was a great friend and will be deeply missed. our hearts and prayers go out to you...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: April Gadfield - New Philadelphia, OH

“Mary, Susan and Family. I am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Tammy McRobie - New Phila, OH

“Robert, I was sorry to hear about your Dad. I know the two of you were buddies and he was so very proud of you. He will be missed by everyone that...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Karen Welch - New Philadelphia, OH

“Robert & Mary , Love never disappears for death is a non-event. I have merely retired to the room next door. You and I are the same; what...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Ashley Dawson & Cindy Duvall - OH

“To Jim's family, We met Jim shortly after we moved into our home four years ago. He had done work for the woman who had lived in our home before us....Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Linda & Ed Harper - New Phila, OH

“Our prays go out to you Mary and family.Joe and i really liked Jim.He alaways seemed to have a kind word to say and a friendly smile.God bless you in...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Joe & Marilyn Bechtel - New Phila, OH

“Dear Mary and Family, May God bring each of you peace and comfort during this very sad time. Even though we didn't know Jim very well...whenever...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Bill & Deb Abel - Dover, OH

“you have our deepest sympathy mary i will miss him he was a nice guy ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: carl weber - wooster, OH

“Mary and Family, I JUST WANTED TO TELL YOU HOW SORRY I AM FOR YOUR LOSE. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND GOD BLESS. ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Jim & Jackie (Downing) Rizer - OH

“Susan and family, You and Your family have our deepest sympathy at this time of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Thomas - OH

“We are so sorry to hear of this tragic loss. Jim was a wonderful man. Whenever we needed his help he was there. He will be very missed. May God be...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Dave, Pattie & Lauren Millard - OH

“Mary and Family I am So Sorry for your Tragic Loss. Jim was a great guy who will be remembered by alot of people. We all have to remember He is in...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Amy and Michael Wilcox - OH


James W. "Jim" Balder, 47, of New Philadelphia died Friday, September 17, 2010 following injuries he sustained in a tragic work accident. He was employed by Hatcher Roofing in New Philadelphia. Born June 2, 1963 in Dover he was a son of the late Earl and Jane Lorenz Balder. Jim was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl and Fern Balder and Gilbert and Anna Lorenz and mother in law, Mary Belle Jones. Jim was a hard worker, when he wasn't at his regular job, he would always be helping others with any work that needed to be done. In his spare time he enjoyed riding his motorcycle and camping. He also loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and his favorite dog, Cuddles. Jim will be sadly missed by his wife of 14 years, Mary Jones Balder whom he married on May 25, 1996; eight children, Susan (Charles) Penick of New Philadelphia, Shane (Kim) Smith of Dover, Tricia Balder and companion, Rodolfo Ajanel Hernandez of New Philadelphia, Shannon Balder and companion, Tom Page of Tusky, Randy Balder and companion, Felicia Camp of New Philadelphia, Brittany Balder and companion, Mike Gavin of Columbus, Robert Balder of the home and Heidi Hickenbottom of Georgia; three brothers, Ken (Sandy) Balder of New Philadelphia, Rick Balder of New Philadelphia and Don (Penny) Balder of Dover; father in law, Floyd Jones Sr., ten grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 1:00 pm in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Pastor Larry Fletcher officiating. Interment will be at the Dover Burial Park. Friends can call at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8 pm. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Jim may do so by visiting the on line obituaries link on the funeral homes website. Memorial contributions may be made to First Assembly of God at 742 Cookson Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Toland-Herzig 330-343-6132 www.tolandherzig.com

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