James E. Qualls

James E. Qualls Jr., age 77. Sunrise January 23, 1941 and Sunset October 9, 2018.

James was a 1958 graduate of Central High School, retired from Ohio Expo Center and was a member of Gospel Lighthouse Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, James E. Qualls Sr.

Left to cherish his memory, wife of 60 years, Judith A. Qualls; mother, Ruth Qualls; sons James E. (LaDawnya) Qualls III, Bradley (Dawn) Qualls, Christopher (Sabra) Qualls, David Qualls, Jonathan (Amanda) Qualls and Jeremiah Qualls; daughters, Pamela (Julian) O’Loughlin and Kathryn Qualls; brothers, Daniel (Carolyn) Qualls and Steven Qualls; sisters, Delores Holland, Charlotte Qualls and Sharon Qualls, 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mr. Qualls will lie in state starting at 9:00am, family will receive friends at 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am Monday October 15, 2018 at Gospel Lighthouse Church 600 Frebis Ave.

Entombment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Condolence Messages

  1. We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. Please be assured of God’s enduring love for you, he’s concerned with your well-being and willingness to help you endure this difficult time. 1 Peter 5:7 We send you thoughts of comfort.

  2. Sharon Sciacca :

    I am truly sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of working with him at the state fairgrounds. Jim was a great man, very intelligent, and had a big heart. I always loved seeing him smile and saying, The Ohio State Fair is the greatest state fair in Ohio!”.

  3. Leesa Kern and Jim Dillard :

    We are very sorry for your loss. Jim was always a fun addition to our foster/adoption training classes a few years back and we remember him fondly. Our hearts are with Judith and Jim’s family.

  4. Mrs. Judy I am so sorry for your loss. Your husband was so kind and you both offered a loving home to many children. He left behind a legacy of kindness. He will be missed dearly.

  5. Paulette (Thomas) Beckford :

    Qualls Family
    I am so sorry to hear the loss of your beloved patriarch! I have many fond memories as a young person hanging out at the Qualls home. God surely loved this man!!

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