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Jim Conn

September 15, 1944 — January 6, 2023



James “Jim” Monroe Conn, 78, of Congress, died January 6, 2023, at his home.

Jim was born September 15, 1944, in Logan County, West Virginia to Hubert and Bonnie {Ellis} Conn.

Jim worked for Apple Creek Developmental Center for many years. Jim enjoyed gardening and collecting antiques.

Jim will be deeply missed by his sisters Janice (Carl) Novak of Wooster and Rachel Geller of Cleveland; brother Criss Conn of Warren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Jim was preceded in death by his life partner Kingsbury “King” Gardner.

Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster is assisting with arrangements. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Online tributes may be made at

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