ERNSTJames Charles, passed away on June 21, 2017 at the age of 98. James was born on November 30, 1918 in Norwood. James was preceded in death by his wife Frances (nee Connor) Ernst in 1981; his parents: Charles & Alvina Ernst; and his sister Marjorie Kissel. Survivors include his loving daughters: Sue Ann (Rick) Healy & Donna (Charlie) Donawerth; cherished grandchildren: Blake (Tracy) Meinecke, Travis Meinecke, Kristi (Brandon) Barrometti, Adam (Karen) Donawerth, & Kyle (Lachelle) Donawerth; Wonderful great grandchildren: Austin & Bryce Meinecke, Connor & Sofia Barrometti, Sam & Jaye Donawerth. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to either Snow Lodge 193 or any Local Veteran's Organization through the Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine St., Harrison, OH 45030.