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James W. Zacher, Jr.

March 18, 1953 ~ April 19, 2018 (age 65)

Jim Zacher, 65, of Coventry Township, passed away April 19, 2018.  He was born March 18, 1953 in Akron.  Jim retired from Maxion Wheels.  He loved to drag race and show his Mustang. 


Jim was preceded in death by mother, Velda Zacher Armstrong, and father, James Zacher, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; daughter, Kailyn; aunt, Peggy (Dub) Snyder; uncle, Doyle Baird; as well as many loving cousins and friends.   


Funeral service will be held at 12:30 P.M. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (SR619), Akron, Ohio 44319.  Family and friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 5 P.M. at the funeral home.  Entombment will be at Rose Hill Burial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o the funeral home.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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