James O. ‘Jim’ Lehman, 64

James O. “Jim” Lehman, 64, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of East Stroudsburg, Pa., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, in Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Md. He retired as a supervisor with Bell of Pennsylvania, with more than 25 years of service. He was then in charge of maintenance for B & B Enterprises in Ocean City for 10 years. In 2005 he founded J & D Services in Ocean City and operated that business until becoming ill. He had served in both the Marine Corps Reserve and the Army Reserve.

Lehman was preceded in death by his parents, James O. and Gertrude Bartow Lehman. He is survived by his wife, Diane Lehman; a stepson, Robert Gill, of Ocean City; a daughter, Yvonne Lehman Hothouse of East Stroudsburg, Pa.; and six grandchildren.

A casual gathering of family and friends was scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea, P.O. Box 3627, Ocean City, MD 21843.