James R. Sayers

Mr. James R. “Ray” Sayres, Sr., 91, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2013 in the Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until noon Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Bridgeport Cemetery at Bridgeport, where Military Honors will be accorded at the gravesite by members of the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard Program and the Harrison County Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkins Volunteer Fire Department, 216 Fourth Street, Elkins, WV 26241 or the Randolph County Emergency Squad, 2 Eleventh St., Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Mr. Sayres. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for James R. “Ray” Sayres, Sr. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.