James W. Sherbs

October 2, 1927 - November 21, 2011

10/02/1927 - 11/21/2011

SHERBS, James W., 84, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday, November 21, 2011 at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital.

He was born October 2, 1927, in Seminole, W.Va., a son to the late Otto Edward and Julia Gumm Sherbs. He attended St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling and served in the U.S. Navy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Pauline Bartosh Sherbs, one sister, Wanda Steele, and one brother, Willard “Bud” Sherbs.

He is survived by his son, Rod Sharon Sherbs; three grandchildren, Shawn Alisha Martin, Sheldon Sherbs, and Michael Melanie Sherbs; two great grandchildren, Abbi Martin and Dusty Sherbs; several nieces and nephews; and special companion, Mary Savina.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com

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Kimberly McGowan
7 years ago

Our Jim all be missed dearly. There is a hole in our hearts that will never be filled. I know he has gone to a better place and is smiling down reassuring us that he is at peace.

Love, Kim, Greg, Whitnee, Madison and Camryn

Becky Gray
7 years ago

Rodney and family,i’m so sorry for your loss.He’s with his loved one’s now and i’m sure loving it.I’m so glad he and mom got to spend some time together,they had so much to talk about.Love you all!!!!

Thomas E Snyder an Sue
7 years ago

Rodney, so sorry that you lost your dad. Tom, just ask me yesterday if i knew any thing about him. We thought he was still in Clarksburg. We did not know he was back home. We sure would have gone to see him. You took good care of him and that is all you can do. Now he is with your Mom and my best friend. Please keep in contact with us. Both of you take care. Love Tom and Sue Snyder