James E. Richard

RICHARD, James E., 68, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away March 16, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center.

He was retired from the Windsor Coal Co. a member of the Wellsburg Moose Lodge and an Army veteran during the Korean Conflict.

He was born March 13, 1946, to the late Charles and Esther Black Richard Norris.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife, Margaret E. Gillies Richard, sister and brothers Cecil Richard, Mildred Eltringham, and Charles “Tony” Richard.

He is survived by his son, James W. Richard and daughter, Denice Richard both of Wellsburg, WV, a sister, Esther Swope of Toledo, OH, two grandsons, Michael Allen Richard of Wellsburg and James William Richard Jr. of Mingo Jct. OH, and many nieces and nephews also his two faithful companions, Bam and Missydrew,

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles St. Wellsburg, WV. Service will be Friday, March 21, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Angel Adams officiating.

Interment will follow to Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.