James Winters

WINTERS, James “Ron” Ronald, 86, of Wheeling, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013.

He was born January 22, 1927, son of the late Glenn and Elva Winters.

Ron was a U.S. Navy Veteran and served in WWII. He was the former warehouse manager at Wheeling Wholesale Grocery for 40 years. He was a past member of the Elm Grove Moose Lodge, past president of the Elm Terrace Improvement Association, a volunteer tutor for Ohio County Schools for 10 years, and coached Little League Baseball for 10 years. He enjoyed golf and was a Methodist by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Burke Winters; and a sister, Dorothy Winters.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Stephens Winters; two sons, Scott Winters and his wife, Joanne of Wheeling, and Kerry Winters and his wife, Cindy of Winfield, WV; a daughter, Kelly Cunningham and her husband, Todd of Wheeling; six grandchildren, Eric Winters and his wife, Kristen of ME, Bethany King and her husband, Sloan of AZ, Casey Winters of CA, Leslie Winters of CT, Kara Cunningham of MD, and Krissy Swango and her husband, Toby of WV; a great- grandson, Easton King of AZ; a brother, Raymond Winters of CA; and a sister, Pamela Barney and her husband, Donald of Wheeling.

Friends will be received Monday, June 24, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where a service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013 with Military Honors.

Interment at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Rd, Triadelphia, WV 26059 and/or Marshall County Animal Shelter, 12th St, Moundsville, WV 26041.

Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.