SHREVE, James "Jim" J., 80, of New Martinsville, WV, formerly of Reader, WV, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Liza's Place in Wheeling.
"Jim" was born November 4, 1933, in New Martinsville, WV son of the late Jefferson and Sarah Swiger Shreve.
He was a retired foreman from Bernard's Pipeline and guard with the Moundsville Penitentiary, a U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict, he loved being a farmer and farming and member of the First Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Swiger Shreve, eight brothers and eight sisters.
Surviving are his wife of 29 years, Anna King Shreve; four sons, James Terry (Martha) Shreve, Kim (Bernice) Shreve, Garry Lee (Cindi) Shreve and Kennie (Missy) Shreve, all of Ashland, OH; two daughters, Barbara Sue (Joe) Paskowski of Madison, OH, and Virginia Shreve of New Martinsville; 47 foster children and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Williams Funeral Home, 226 N SR 20, Pine Grove, WV, where service will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, with Pastor Jerry Kuhens officiating.
Interment to follow in the Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Hastings, WV.
The Honor Guard will conduct full military graveside rights.
A special thank you to the staff of Liza's Place.
Expression of sympathy may be made www. williamsfuneralhomewv. com.