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James Magby Jr.

January 8, 1927 ~ April 12, 2019 (age 92)



YOUNGSTOWN - There will be a funeral service at 12 pm. on Friday, April 19, at the Conley & VandenBerg Funeral Home, 75 E Midlothian Blvd, Youngstown, celebrating the life of James Magby Jr. 92 who passed away April 12, 2019 at the Ohio Living Park Vista.

Mr. Magby was born January 8, 1927 in Tupelo Mississippi, the son of the late James Magby and Loretta Sims Magby Trice. He resided in the Youngstown area since 1971.

James was an employee at General Motors in Lordstown for 36 years and retired in 1993. He was very business oriented, he owned and operated Magby's Pool Room a Restaurant and Barbershop. James was a CB Radio enthusiast, his handle was the Buckeye Preacher Man.

Mr. Magby is survived by his daughters, Theresa Johnson of Warren, and Pamela Magby of Youngstown; sons, Ronald Magby, Reginald Magby, both of Youngstown, and Eric Corley of California; brother John (Patricia) Trice of Youngstown; 18 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents James was preceded in death by two sons, James Magby III, and Richard Maurice Magby; brother, Clifford Trice; and his wife, Joyce Lee Brown Magby.

Family and friends may call on Friday April 19 from 11 am to 12 pm. at the Conley & VandenBerg Funeral Home.

Burial will take place at Tod Homestead Cemetery immediately following services.

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