James Giannelli passed away on Saturday June 26, 2021 at the age of 78 years old and 9 months. He was surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Waynesburg, Ohio and lived there his whole life. Proceeded in death by his father Placido Giannelli, mother Hilda Giannelli, son James Giannelli, Jr., and grandson James Giannelli III. He is survived by his beloved wife Linda Giannelli of 61 years, his baby girl pups Allie and Maddie, the crazy birds Barney and Billy, daughters Toni George, Teri (Neil) Upperman, son John (Karrie) Giannelli, Sr., son-in-law Norman George, 10 grandkids Joshua Wall, Tricia George, Lindsey Wall, Coty Giannelli, Brittany (Joshua) Kennedy, Blake Giannelli, Cruze (Krystal) Giannelli, Morgan (Brandon) Johnson, John (Halle) Giannelli, Jr., Joseph George, and 15 great-grandchildren. James loved drag racing with the car, “Grumpy Old Man.” There will be no services or calling hours.