James W. Roush

James “Jim” Willis Roush, Jr., 69, of Stony Bottom went to be with the Lord on March 22, 2014.

Born June 9, 1944, at Charleston, he was a son of the late James Sr. and Lenora Gay Roush.

James was a graduate of Dunbar High School and was a member of the Army 82nd Airborne, and a long time employee of Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, James Roush Sr. and Lenora Roush Totten; and sister, Brenda Roush Morris.

He is survived by his wife, April Turner Roush; sons, James E. Roush and girlfriend, Monica L. Kerschbaumer, Robert Roe Roush and fiance, Shelby A. McCauley, all of Stony Bottom; sisters, Lora Roush Colla and husband, Nick, of Youngstown, Ohio, Sharon Roush Cobb and husband, Homer, of South Charleston; and numerous, aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at Alexander Memorial at 1 p.m. on March 29, with graveside services to follow. Services conducted by the Rev. Gary Pickens and the Rev. Gary Price.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 28, from 6-9 p.m. at Alexander Memorial Presbyterian Church in Stony Bottom.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Cass Volunteer Fire Department Cass, WV 24927 or Mountain Hospice 169 Diamond St. Elkins, WV 26241.

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