James Edward Blue, 66, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Oak Hills Nursing Home in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 12, 1945 in Cleveland and had been a resident of Lorain County for over 30 years.
He worked with area businesses as a chef for 40 years, last as a head chef for Mr. Larry’s in Elyria. He was a member of House of Healing Church in Elyria. James was considered a “Jack of all trades” who enjoyed cooking, decorating, shopping and collecting model trains.
He will be sadly missed by his sisters, Maxine, Rhonda and Dora, all of Elyria; his brothers, Danny of Elyria and Anthony “Wayne” of Lorain and Claudie of Maryland; two aunts, Maggie of Tennessee and Doris of Columbus; brother-in-law, Joseph of Elyria; sisters-in-law, Jessica of Cleveland and Stephanie of Lorain; special friends, Sandra Ross and Sharon Shaffer; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Blue and May Dora (Elliott) Blue; and brothers, Melvin, Darryl and Lloyd.
Friends may call Monday, September 10, 2012 from 11 A.M. until time of service at 12 Noon at Living Word Church, 658 E. Erie Ave., Lorain. Elder Ray H. Robinson, Jr., will officiate.