James R. Carney

James R. Carney, 67, passed away Friday May 3, 2019.

Jim was born Sep. 20, 1951 to the late Edward & Elsie Carney. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Denny Novak. Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Shelley; sons Jimmy & Bryan and much loved grandson Bryson Carney; brothers Paul, Joe, John (Sue), & Pat Carney; sister-in-law Mary Novak, brother-in-law Dan Eckerman, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jan & John Johnson; special great-niece Nicole Novak, as well as many nieces, nephews, godchildren, & friends.

Jim was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a proud member of IBEW Local 306, retiring in 2013 after 37 years.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, 5-7 pm at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, 11 am, at St. Paul Catholic Church, 150 Brown St. in Akron. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.