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James Erik Spencer Gasaway

February 24, 1998 ~ September 1, 2018 (age 20)


James Erik Spencer Gasaway, 20, of Princeton, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 as the result of an automobile accident, north of Princeton. He was born February 24, 1998 in Princeton and was a graduate of Princeton Community High School. He was the most selfless, kind, passionate and funny person and always worried about everyone and doing for others, and loved spending time with friends and family and going out to eat. He was an avid Chicago Cubs baseball fan, enjoyed fantasy football, loved horse racing with Trevor, watching RC car racing and basketball. He was employed at Aerotek in Princeton.

James is survived by his mother, Paula Hosmer; his father, Benjamin Gasaway; the love of his life, Abigail Wallace; sister, Jaliyah Gasaway; grandpa, Dale Hosmer; grandmother, Janie Gasaway Jackson (Keenan Willis); grandpa, Eddie Harris; many aunts and uncles, Brenda Stewart (Dustin), Nickcole Sutton, Jason Gasaway, Camilla Jones and Brittney Carter; godmother, Sharon Luth; and many cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmas, Pat Gasaway and Tina Hosmer; grandfather, Robert Greene; and great grandpas, Edmond Harris and Robert Gasaway.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2018 at Hillside United Methodist Church, 828 W. Archer Road in Princeton, with Brother James Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow at Maumee Cemetery in Johnson. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday, September 6th and again from 9 until 10 a.m. Friday at Hillside United Methodist Church. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton has the honor of being entrusted with the arrangements.

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