James W. Zende, 77, Hopedale, died Saturday, June 12, 2010 in Carriage Inn of Cadiz after a short illness. He was born in Steubenville, Dec. 12, 1932, a son of the late Emmett and Helen Julia Frantz Zende. Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home in Hopedale Monday, June 14, 2010 from 5 until 9 p.m. Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 15 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Dean Blythe officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. A full obituary will appear in the next issue of the Harrison News-Herald.