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James Alkire Obituary

James Clarence Alkire
James Clarence Alkire

March 27, 1941 - November 4, 2018
Born in Rock Run in Pleasants County, WV
Resided in Pennsboro, WV
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James C. Alkire, 77, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Sunday, November 4, 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 11am, Thursday, November 8, 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 4pm-8pm on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home
447 W. Myles Avenue
Pennsboro, WV US 26415
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home
447 W. Myles Avenue
Pennsboro, WV US 26415
Thursday, November 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Ellenboro Masonic Cemetery
Rt 16
Ellenboro, WV US 26346
Thursday, November 8, 2018