US Marine Corps

James D Garaux

November 28, 1960 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 61)


James D. Garaux,


Age 61, died Thursday following a brief illness. Born in Canton he was the son of the late Merle & Audrey (Mann) Garaux, was a graduate of Perry High School and was a proud U.S. veteran serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of Beech Mennonite Church in Louisville, the Marine Corps League McKinley Detachment #277 where he served as Commandant, the Military Order of the Devil Dogs and enjoyed riding horses with his family at his sister’s farm. He is survived by his son: Shawn Waers Garaux of Canton; daughter: Andrea (Christopher) Bracken of Canton; sisters: Ruth Garaux of Canton, Connie Selway of Canton; grandchildren: Jaleo, Emily, Matthew, Audrey Lynn; step-grandchildren: Janessa, Hailey; countless nieces and nephews. A celebration of life is being planned at a later date. The Wackerly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Donations may be mad in his name to Akron Children’s Hospital of Toys for Tots. Personal condolences are invited on line at:


                                                      (Wackerly 330 455-5235)

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