Elyria Twp.- James W. "Red" Sinclair, 81, passed away at his home on Saturday, March 24, 2012.
James was born on August 26, 1930 in Lorain, OH to his loving parents, Otis and Lorraine (nee: Fletcher) Sinclair.
He was raised and resided in Elyria Twp. James graduated Markley Grade School and Clearview High School, Class of 1949. He worked at W.C. McConnel Buick, Gargus Garage, Llewelyn Pontiac, Gerbick Pontiac, Wagner Abersol and he retired from Jakmas Plumbing and Heating Inc. in 1991 as an Operating Engineer/Mechanic.
He was an avid fisherman and he loved his parakeets. James raced stock cars at Lorain County Speedway and he enjoyed Nascar racing.
He is survived by his loving children, Dennis (Connie) Sinclair, Karen (Michael) McKillips, Eugene (Suzanne) Sinclair and Cheryl (Joe) Seidensticker; beloved partner of 27 years, Rosetta Rusty Curley; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Sue (Jack) Allsop; and sister-in-law, Jackie Sinclair.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis W. and Lorraine Sinclair; and brother, Richard Sinclair.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 3-7 PM. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the funeral home, Rev. Philip Kunz, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Life Hospice, 5255 N. Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 8:31:53 AM