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James F. Kerg Sr.

January 31, 1930 ~ October 26, 2012 (age 82)
James F. Kerg Sr., 82, 10 Knollwood Lane, Sidney, Ohio, died at his residence on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 12:17 AM. He was born January 31, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of Theodore and Viola (Schilke) Kerg and they are deceased. He was married to Patricia Palsak on November 20, 1954 and she survives along with four children, James F. Kerg Jr. of Sidney, Christopher Kerg and wife Lisa of Piqua, Ohio, Karen Potts and husband David of Sidney and Sue Carr and husband Greg of Louisville, Kentucky and 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. One son, Michael Kerg and two brothers, David Kerg and Theodore Kerg are deceased. Mr. Kerg was a graduate of John Carroll University with a degree in Business Administration. He was the President and co-owner of Piqua Paper Box Company He was a United States Army veteran, a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church where he served as an usher, an avid golfer, founding member of the Lehman Scholarship Fund, member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, and a board member of the Piqua Country Club and Wilson Memorial Hospital. As per the deceased request, private funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney with Rev. Daniel Hess. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney at 11:00 AM and friends are invited to be a part of the committal service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lehman Scholarship Fund, 2400 St. Mary's Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365, Holy Angels School Foundation, 120 E. Water St., Sidney, Ohio 45365 or Wilson Hospice, 1083 Fairington Dr., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Condolences may be expressed to the Kerg family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's web site at: www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com
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