James W. Birkhimer

James W. Birkhimer

April 05, 1933 ‐ December 11, 2022
Birthplace: Manchester, Ohio Resided In: Westlake, Ohio Cemetery: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

James Birkhimer, age 89 of Westlake, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2022. 

He was born to the late Joseph and Tina Birkhimer on April 5, 1933. 

James was in the army on active duty from November 5th - 1956 to June 25th 1958 where he achieved the rank of SP4 (E4) and was stationed at the 21st Signal Company (Service) in Camp Darby, Italy.  

He was qualified as a Teletype Operator and received a certificate from the U.S. Army Southeastern Signal School on April 26th 1957 

He married the love of his life, Carol Birkhimer, in 1958. The couple moved to Westlake where they lived their lives together while raising their two children, James and Phillip. 

James is survived by two children, three grandchildren, and one great grandchild. 

Guest Comments

Christine Kahmar

My heart aches for the Birkhimer family! Please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of loss, sorry and heartbreak. Sending love from far away.