James E. Drain III (Jaybird), 31, of Parkersburg, W.Va., went to be with our Lord and Heavenly Father on Dec. 19, 2013.
James was born on May 7, 1982 to Rhonda Morris and James Drain, Jr., both of Parkersburg.
Jay is survived by his parents. In addition he is also survived by his two sons, Tyler and Jeremiah Drain; two sisters, Mystyn Drain Butcher of Vienna and Cassandra Bailey of Parkersburg; two brothers, Jason Drain, Sr. and Joshua Rogers, both of Parkersburg. His grandmother, Betty Beha of Parkersburg; four aunts, Kathy Williams (Alan) of Mineral Wells, Tammy Drain (Ernie) of Parkersburg, Charisse Drain of Parkersburg, and Regina Cronin (Jesse) of Newport, Ohio; two uncles, Jeff Drain of Parkersburg and Ronnie Cronin (Teresa) of Mineral Wells, as well as a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Jay is preceded in death by his brother Jesse Drain and his grandparents, James Sr. and Dortha Drain.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 26, at 2 p.m., at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg with burial to follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg. Visitation will be on Thursday from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.lamberttatman.com.