James C. Alkire

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James C. Alkire

Age 77, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Sunday, November 04, 2018, at his residence.

Jim was born March 27, 1941 on Rock Run in Pleasants County, WV, a son of the late William “Jack” and Margaret (McCullough) Alkire.

He spent his working career in the glass industry; first working for the former Tiffany Corporation of Salem, WV as a foot setter and later for the former Mid Atlantic Glass of Ellenboro, WV as a foot setter for 40 years. He has been a member of the Pennsboro Church of Christ since 1977 and greatly enjoyed yardwork, mowing, and his family.

He is survived by his children, Brenda Neely of Pennsboro, WV; Harley W. Alkire (Susan) of Cairo, WV; sister, Dolly D. Bailey of St. Marys, WV; grandchildren, Elizabeth “Nikki” Neely; Breanna & R.J. Florence; great grandchildren, Leah & Kyley Neely; nephew, Jonathan Bailey of St. Marys, WV, and his loving companion, Snowball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Donna Jean Alkire in 2013; brother, Alvie A. Alkire, and brother in law, Mark Bailey.

Funeral services will be 11 AM, Thursday, November 08, 2018, at the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, WV with Evang. Terry Jones officiating.

Burial will follow in the Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 PM - 8 PM on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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