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“We miss JM at the legion post 112 ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: jennifer novak - madison, OH

“I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Jim. He was a great man and I loved working with him at STERIS. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Nicole Williams - Coconut Creek, FL

“Deepest sympathy of the passing of Mr. Bevan. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Cari McBride - Chicago, IL

“Just good memories of Jim and his whole family including his dad. Lived 3 houses away from Jim until after high school and the last time I spoke to...Read More ยป
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MADISON- James "Jim" Bevan, 79, of Madison, passed away July 26, 2015.

He was born September 13, 1935, in Painesville, Ohio the son of William C. and Myrtle (VanGorder) Bevan, and had been a lifelong area resident.

Mr. Bevan was a US Army Veteran. Jim married the love of his life Joyce Shumaker in Angola, Indiana on September 10, 1956. Jim worked at Harvey Hubbell and retired as an engineer at Steris Company.

Jim was an avid coin collector and was very diligent in keeping to his daily routine of visiting the library and the supermarket. He was also a member of the Madison American Legion.

Jim is survived by his children, James Bevan of Kentucky, Jerry (Tammy) Bevan, Judy (Jim) Pristov, and Jack (Tammy) Bevan all of Madison; numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Bevan on April 25, 2009; brothers, William and Raymond Bevan; and sister, Nancy Diamond.

A memorial service will be held, Friday, July 31, 2015 at 4PM at the Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River St., Madison with Rev. Larry Wade officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 until the time of service at 4.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jim's name may be made to the Siedman Cancer Center, 9485 Mentor Ave. Suite 3, Mentor, Ohio 44060.