Samuel A. James
Samuel A. James, 98, of Parkersburg, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his residence.
He was born October 16, 1920, in Normantown, WV, the son of the late William W. and Nora A. Reed James.
Samuel was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in World War II. He retired from Harshaw Chemical Company, in Elyria, OH. Samuel attended Southside Baptist Church and was a member of Steer Run Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sister in-law, Geraldine Prunty; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Samuel was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. James; eight brothers, Boyd James, Parker James, Justus James, David James, Butcher James, John James and W.T. James, Clark James; and three sisters, Mildred White, Bliss Smith and Mary Alltop.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike St, south Parkersburg with Reverend Jim Yoak officiating. Burial will follow at Meadow Lane Cemetery in Gilmer County. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice and TLC Care for their kindness and patience during his illness.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to their favorite charity.