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Obituary – Dr. Frank James

The American Saddlebred Horse Association is saddened to share that Dr. Frank James of Beavercreek, OH passed away this week. James will long be remembered by horsemen for the love and dedication he had for the American Saddlebred.

James and his wife Iris were devoted to supporting the industry at every level. Since Iris retired from business in 1995, the James family was a familiar face to many and always someone you could turn to for advice and support. The pair was extremely active in the Ohio Circuit and Charter Club activities with J/M Farm. They also campaigned horses across the country to champion titles with Nelson Green Stables and Infinity Stables.

Wine’s American Beauty (115326M), Aisling's Treasure (126408M*)1, James Lewis (103558G), CHThe Bodyguard (89379G), CHKool Tyme BH (106864G), Glitter 'n Glitz (93952G*), Theology (108709G), Kalarama's Superman (114055G), and True Fortune (119139G) are just a few of the great American Saddlebreds they have owned and loved.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Dayton Vineyard Church in Beavercreek, Ohio at 10:00 a.m.  Funeral services will follow at 12:00 p.m.  Tobias Funeral Home in Beavercreek, Ohio will be assisting with funeral arrangements. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Dayton.  

Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton 324
Wilmington Avenue Dayton, Ohio 45420


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