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James William Webster

May 11, 1918 - January 1, 2021

James William Webster, 102, of Vienna, WV, formerly of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021, in Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV.

Mr. Webster was born May 11, 1918, in Richwood, WV, a son of the late Volly and Jane (Thompson) Webster. He was a retired Senior Research Technician for Bayer Chemical Inc.; a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Wheeling; a U.S. Army Air Corp WWII veteran; and a member of the U.S. Army Reserves. He was also an avid ice skater and member of the Wheeling Ice Skating Club and Pittsburgh Ice Skating Club.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Webster was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor (Parnell) Webster, in 1998; a son, David L. Webster; three brothers, Robert, Jack and Charles Webster; and two sisters, Mavis Wheeler and Ruth Bennett. He is survived by six children, Carol Riggle and her husband, John of Glen Dale, WV, Jo Lynn Peters and her husband, Thomas of Denver, CO, Cathy Grewe Engle and her husband, Stephen of Vienna, WV, James W. Webster and his wife, Betty of Moundsville, WV, Daniel P. Webster and his wife, the late Vickie Thompson Webster of Chicago, IL, and Mary Jane McCuen and her husband, the late Russell McCuen of Louisville, KY; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church, Wheeling, from 10 am until time of funeral services at 11 am, with Rev. Mike O’Neil officiating. Entombment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Wheeling, with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 1307 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003, or the Salvation Army, 140 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Wheeling.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:

First Presbyterian Church

1307 Chapline Street
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 am

Location:

First Presbyterian Church

1307 Chapline Street
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Garden Mausoleum

Wheeling, WV 26003


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