James R. Jones

June 22, 1934 - February 28, 2021

06/22/1934 - 02/28/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday March 03, 2021
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday March 04, 2021
Beelers' Station Cemetery
Route 250
Cameron, WV 26041
304-686-3294 | Directions
Service
Thursday March 04, 2021
2:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

James Richard “Jim” Jones, 86, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

He was born June 22, 1934, a son of the late Roy E. and Ruth A. (Rider) Jones. Jim was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of Middle Grave Creek Church of God, where he was associate pastor for numerous years. He retired as a supervisor from Ormet Corporation. Jim loved his grandchildren, hunting and fishing.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Robert L. Jones.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, of 65 years, Verda L. (Crowe) Jones; three children, Brad (Becky) of Moundsville, Katherine “Sissy” (Michael) Bukovich of Boca Raton, FL and Sam (Dena) Jones of Gering, NE; one sister, Sandra Yoho of Moundsville; six grandchildren, Jeremiah Jones, Justin Jones, Amy Bukovich, Sean (Leigh) Bukovich, Abby Bukovich and Ryan Bukovich; one great-granddaughter, Charlotte James Bukovich and several special cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 3-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., where funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 pm with Pastor Dave Sessums. Interment will take place at Beelers Station Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the administration, staff and employees of Good Shepherd Nursing Home for all of their care and professionalism to both Jim and family, especially 3 South.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Middle Grave Creek Church of God or to Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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Kathy Carte
1 year ago

Dear Verda, so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I know how much you loved him and will miss him. You have the most amazing memories of him and so many years of love together. May God bless and keep you always in his loving arms.

Verda
1 year ago

Thanks for all the GOOD memories we had. Love you!

Verda
1 year ago

Love you, Jim. Thanks for all the GOOD memories.

Chuck and Jana Leasure
1 year ago

Praying for your family at this time that you will find peace and strength through God during this difficult time.

Megan Henry
1 year ago

My dearest condolences to Verda and his family! He was the sweetest many I could have taken care of at good shepherd. I remember when I found out I was pregnant with my son he was the one of the first person to know. And he always made sure to tell me I’m going to be a great mom.

Lynne Bailey
1 year ago

Plese accept my sincere condolences to Verda and family. Jim was a special person whom I got to know at Good Shepherd Nursing Home.

John Mountain
1 year ago

Worked for Jim at Ormet. He was a good man and a good boss. Prayers and condolences to the family

Anne
1 year ago

Verda, I am so glad you were there with him on Sunday. It was the perfect ending to his wonderful life…peaceful and easy. I will miss him everyday.

Alyssa Keener
1 year ago

Dear Verda,
We are sending you many prayers from the 3 south family that you are okay through these tough times. We will never forget Jim or you and how much you both mean to all of us. I am terribly sorry that I couldn’t be there today but I’m sure the service will be beautiful. You and your family are in our thoughts.

Helen Tyler
1 year ago

Dear Verda, Brad, Becky and family. I am so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Such a kind,
gentle man who will be missed by many. He was very special to his church family and everyone who knew him. Rest In Peace dear Jim.