James Norman O’Leary, 75, of Oakland City, Ind. entered eternal rest on Saturday July 22, 2006 at 12:20 A.M. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

He was born on July 20, 1931 in Louisville Ky. to James H. and Rosetta (Wissing) O’Leary who preceded him in death.

He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Evansville, Ind., American Civil Liberties Union, and a Trustee for Oakland City Columbia Township Public Library.

He was Academic Librarian for University of Southern Indiana and University of Evansville and was a legal researcher for 20 years for O’Leary Law Office.

Surviving is his wife of 43 years the former: Virginia (Morton) O’Leary; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly Ehrhardt O’Leary and Paul Blaha of Fenton, Mich.; son and daughter-in-law, William Graham and Dawn O’Leary of Crab Orchard,Ill.; grandchildren, Kate Blaha, James Blaha, Robert Graham O’Leary. Maggie O’Leary; cousins, Linda Cash and Sherry Shouse.

Other close family members: Doll Morton, Donna Morton, Catherine Morton Ward, Frank Ward, Reuven Abraham, Sophie Maier, Bryan Ward, Richard Morton Stout, Jonathan Morton Stout.

Funeral Mass will be Wednesday July 26, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Evansville, burial in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Ky., Dr. Richard Godbold and Dr. Donna Morton, officiating.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Monday July 24, 2006 at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in Oakland City, Ind.