James Cedar, age 53, of Columbus, Ohio passed away June 9, 2018 following an illness. He was born in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on December 16, 1964. James is survived by his daughters, Gloria and Merissa; grandson, Adrian; mother, Lois Lippart; a sister and a brother. He is preceded in death by his father, David Cedar. James enjoyed good food, working outdoors and classic country music. He loved animals, old cars and trains, and he liked watching classic TV shows. James proudest achievement was his daughters. What made James unique was his laughter, sense of humor, kindness and loving nature, and outgoing personality. He is loved and will be missed. The family would like to thank the hospice staff of Mt. Carmel East Hospital for their care and support. Please consider making a contribution in James’ memory to: Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center, 4340 Tamarack Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229 or online at www.franklincountydogs.com. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.