James Nelson Pegg

December 21, 1944 - April 23, 2023

12/21/1944 - 04/23/2023

Past Services

Wednesday April 26, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Funeral Service
Wednesday April 26, 2023
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Committal Service & Military Honors
Wednesday April 26, 2023
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Halcyon Hills Memorial Park
R.D. #3, Box 245
Sherrard, WV

James Nelson Pegg, 78, of McMechen, WV, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2023, in Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, Wheeling, WV.

Jim was born December 21, 1944 in Wheeling, a son of the late Charles F. & Edith (Kaske) Pegg. He retired from ORMET, after 43 years of service; was a member of the McMechen Church of God and the V.F.W., Moundsville; and was a U.S. Navy Vietnam War veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Gary, Larry, Richard and Donald Pegg.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Donna M. (Wade) Pegg; a son, James “Todd” Pegg of Wheeling; a daughter, Marsha (Gregory) Norman of McMechen; a brother, Danny Pegg of Wheeling; two sisters-in-law, Judy Pegg and Debbie Pegg, both of Wheeling; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, Wednesday, April 26, 2023, from 11 am until time of funeral services at 12 pm, with Rev. Dr. Mitch Johnston officiating. Interment will follow in Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Sherrard, WV, with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to Liza’s Place, Valley Hospice Care Center South, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943, or online by clicking the link above.


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Jill McIntyre
9 months ago

I have such fond memories of spending time with this family as a child. Jim was warm, kind, constant, light-hearted, and honorable. My heartfelt sympathies go out to Donna, Marsha, and Todd. Hugs and love to you all.

Jeffrey Wright
9 months ago

I’m sorry loss praying for family support blessings 

Cathy.C. Metz
9 months ago

Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all.Jim was a caring man will will be love and miss.Sending Love and Prayers .

Tom Coffield
9 months ago

So very sorry to hear about Jimmy, prayers for the family

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
9 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of James Nelson Pegg, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, James Nelson Pegg, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Lisa Lightner
9 months ago

Uncle Jim, I will always remember your kindness your loving heart and for making us apart of your life.

Karen ward
9 months ago

Jim will never be forgotten for he will live forever in all the hearts who loved him. I’m so sorry for your loss. His big smile and sweet hugs will always be something I treasure.

Michele Page
9 months ago

Donna and family so sorry for your loss, My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jim Lightner
9 months ago

Sorry for your loss. Jim was a great Husband,Father,grandfather. Great grandfather and a lifetime friend. Will be missed by many. Rest in Peace.