James Edward Saylor, 72, of Olathe, Kan., passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the OSU Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born Sunday, Nov. 3, 1940, in Rehoboth, Ohio, to the late George E. and Noreen D. (Lewis) Saylor.

He was a 1959 Newcomerstown High School graduate, and was a commercial printer.

On Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, he married Brenda (Tipton) Saylor, who survives.

He is also survived by two sons, Arthur J. (Melissa) Saylor of Fresno, Brian E. (Elizabeth) Saylor of Heath; one daughter, Karen S. Saylor of Paola, Kan.; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild; two brothers, George F. (Jodie) Saylor of Newcomerstown and Jack C. Saylor of West Lafayette; and one sister, Linda R. Tice of Newcomerstown.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Services were Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Charles Grubbs officiating.

Burial was in Bethel Cemetery Salem Township.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Wexner Medical Center, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218.

Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.