Jymmie Ray Wetherbee, 59, of Wellington, died Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Metro Health Center. Born on September 7, 1963 in Virginia, he was the son of Betty (nee Stephens) and the late Glenn R. Wetherbee. Jymmie was a lifelong resident of Wellington and a 1981 graduate of Wellington High School. He was also Wellington’s first placer and state qualifier for the Dukes wrestling team.
Jymmie worked for many years at Shiloh Industries, and the last 6 years at Duraline. He was a life member of the NRA and was also a member of the AmVets. Jymmie attended worship at Beyond the Walls in Elyria. He enjoyed golfing and hunting. He also enjoyed bowling and had bowled a 300 game at an Eagles event, playing on his family’s team. Jymmie cherished time spent with his family; he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and son, and a wonderful provider for his family.
Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Cheryl (nee Monschein) Wetherbee; son Jymmie Curtis (Cynthya) Wetherbee, of Elyria; grandson, AmiRey Jymmie; his mother, Betty Wetherbee, of Wellington; his brother, Michael (Beth) Wetherbee, who is proud of all his brother’s accomplishments, and example in life; sister-in-law, Christine (Tom) Herb; brothers-in-law, Jason (Trisha) Monschein, and Jonathan (Melissa) Ward; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and aunts and uncles. Jymmie was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Wetherbee, and grandparents, Raymond and Irene Wetherbee.
A celebration of life will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a service beginning at 1:30 p.m., at the Wellington American Legion Post 8, 518 S Main St, Wellington, OH 44090. Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
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