James Oliver Stumbo of Williamson, WV, passed away Friday, February 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born on the Fourth of July, 1921 in Printer, Ky., a son of the late Joe Kendall Stumbo and Tina Martin Stumbo, originally of Printer, Ky.
Mr. Stumbo was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Doris Wallen Stumbo. He is survived by his sister, Audrey Stumbo Gunnell of Printer, Ky., two sons, James William (Rosemary) Stumbo, Parkersburg, WV, Joe David Stumbo, Sarasota, Fl., and two grandchildren, Kelly Nicole Stumbo (Kevin) Bos and Amy Stumbo (Jason) Burge, both of Sarasota, Fl.
In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Judi Stumbo.
He retired from Columbia Natural Resources as the Area Superintendent of Operations, Kermit, WV,. He was a World War II Army Veteran-having served with the 3184th Signal Service Battalion in France, Belgium, and Germany (Rhineland Campaign). James was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner for well over 50 years. He was an avid bird hunter in his early days in Kentucky, and thoroughly enjoyed fishing later in his life. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Temple in Williamson, WV.
Funeral service for James Oliver Stumbo will be conducted Saturday, February 16 at 1:00 P.M. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Ron Sanger officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. Visitation is Saturday, February 16 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Hall Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, family suggest donations may be made to the Grace Baptist Temple, 1618 West 4th Ave., Williamson, WV 25661