1946 - 2019|
Rick James, 72, of Proctorville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center, Huntington, WV. He was born March 19, 1946 in Huntington, WV son of the late John K. and Reba I. Legg James. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother Jack James. Rick was a diesel mechanic for many years and later retired as a truck driver from W & F Distributors. He was Vietnam Air Force Veteran. He was an active member of McKinley Chapel United Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Betty Shafer James; two daughters Kim James and Jodie Carr both of Hamilton, Ohio; three sons Joe (Jessica) Kilgore, Jeff (Rebecca) Kilgore and Jeremy Kilgore all of Proctorville, Ohio; four grandchildren Grace, Olivia, Emma and Jordan; one sister Jeri James Ripley (Gary) of Proctorville, Ohio; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Glenna and Irvin Rankin of Proctorville, Ohio; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bo and Andrea Shafer of Proctorville, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio with Pastor Jim Dailey and Pastor John Gilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. Proctorville V.F.W. Post 6878 will conduct military graveside rites. Visitation will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.