He received an Associate Degree in Design Engineering. He was formerly of Tiffin, Ohio prior to moving to South Lyon, Michigan, 22 years ago. He was in the National Guard. Prior to retirement, he worked for Ohio Rubber-Eagle Picture for 20 plus years.
James is survived by his son, James Bradford (Michelle) Hoerig; daughters, Dina Maria Hoerig, Lori Jean Hoerig-Jor, Nicole Michelle Hoerig Hartline; three grandchildren, Jamie, Stephen, Lindsay; three great grandchildren, James, Joshua, and Charlotte.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Laura Meo-Hoerig in 2011; and five brothers.
A memorial gathering will be held Friday, July 19, 2013 from 4 to 7 P.M. at Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.