James E. Balsbaugh, 68, of Lebanon, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at Spang Crest Manor. He was the husband of the late Marjorie G. (Good) Balsbaugh, to whom he was married for 42 years.

Born in Lebanon, PA on Oct. 25, 1953, he was a son of the late Marvin and Mary (Madara) Balsbaugh. James loved his grandchildren, fishing, camping, biking, watching Eagles football, and Phillies baseball.

James is survived by two daughters, Danielle Short, wife of Josh, of Jonestown, and Kaitlyn Hurst, wife of Roy, of Reinholds; four grandchildren, Emma Short, Elsie Short, Melanie Hurst, and Wyatt Hurst.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Arnold.

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at the online guest book at the funeral home’s website.