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Obituary for James W. "Jim" Grushon

Grushon, James William "Jim", age 95, of Dayton, passed away Friday, February 18th, 2022 in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Jim was born May 30th, 1926 in West Carrollton, Ohio to Anna (Pergrem) Grushon and Charles Grushon. He graduated from West Carrollton High School, Class of 1944. He served his country with honor during WWII in the U.S. Navy on the USS Saginaw Bay and earned 5 Battlestars. He was 26 years old when he joined church and was very involved and active in various ministries over the years. Jim was the former owner of Thomas & Grushon Insurance Company for many years.

When Jim was young, he enjoyed the competitive nature of fast pitch softball. As he got older, he grew fond of the slower play of golf and the back and forth rhythm of tennis. Jim was an avid flyer and enjoyed piloting his own plane. Watching boats come and go on the water became something he enjoyed in later years. He looked forward to "Grushon Monday" when they would gather at Skyline Chili, and other times at Cracker Barrel for Chicken and Dumplings and Chicken Pot Pie.

Jim was preceded in death by his his wife of 74 years, Vera; and grandson Micah Grushon.

Jim is survived by his children Michael (Deborah) Grushon of Bellbrook, Ohio, Peggy (Robert) Zehring of Miamisburg, Ohio, Cheri Moody of Atlanta, Georgia, James Norman (Pamela) Grushon of Kettering, Ohio, 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and many friends and church families around the country.

To help the family celebrate his life, you are invited to share during his visitations at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home, 92 W. Franklin St., Bellbrook, on Sunday, February 27th, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and 10:00 am Monday, February 28th, 2022 until Jim's Life Celebration Services at 11:00 am at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home with Minister Michael Grushon officiating. The family will be having a private burial for Jim at Miami Valley Memory Gardens in Centerville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Florida College ( or by mail: 119 N Glen Arven Ave, Temple Terrace, Florida 33617). You are welcome to send a condolence, plant a tree and share a story or picture about Jim at by clicking on his name.

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