Daniel Eugene James, age 78, of Lancaster, Ohio, passed away on February 23, 2021. Danny was born November 3, 1942 to the late Louis and Mildred (Houk) James in Marion, OH. He proudly served in the US Air Force during 1960 - 1964 and is retired after 25 years of service from the Columbus Police Department. He enjoyed competing in dirt bike races with his KTM, an avid single engine pilot, loved golfing, and landscaping his yard. He was a member of the FOP, and he was a loving grandfather. Danny is survived by his siblings, Rose Holbrook, Gary and Lynn James; sons, Chris and Pete James; grandchildren, Amanda Feick, Megan Randolph, Lindsey and Zac James, Kalyn Johnson, Elliott and Hannah Schoolcraft; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; ex-daughters-in-law, April Heydinger and Beth Uhlin; ex-wife, Sue James; stepson, Bill Schoolcraft. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Sharon. There will be a private visitation for family only on Monday. A public visitation will be held on TUESDAY, March 2, 2021 from 10:00 - 10:30 AM at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, where his funeral service starts at 10:30 AM, with Father David Young officiating. Burial in the Lithopolis Cemetery at 12:00 PM in Lithopolis, Ohio. Online condolences available at www.pfeiferfuneral.com.
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