James M. “Jay” Judge, 54, died November 3 from lung cancer. He grew up in Firestone Park, graduated from Central-Hower in 1982, and lived most of his life in the Akron area.
After working in various careers, he became a certified hearing aid specialist and eventually operated his own business, Hear in the Valley, serving many local clients.
Jay is survived by his father, Kenneth Judge of Akron, and siblings Laura of Baltimore, MD; Chris “KC” of Mountain Home, NC; Susan of Akron, and many friends. He was proceeded in death by his mother Pattilou Kirk Judge.