James Howard Edgell, Sr., 60, of Weirton, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC. Born December 9, 1953, in New Martinsville, WV, James was the son of Francis and Ida Mae Horner Edgell.
James was a Millwright at Weirton Steel/Arcelor Mittal for 40 years, Christian by faith, a member of the WSX 25 Year Club, and was known by all as a "Jack of all trades."
In addition to his parents, James is survived by his wife, Sheila Ann Branum Edgell at home; his three sons, James Edgell (Michelle) of Beaufort, SC, Daniel "Adam" Edgell (Angie) of Weirton, WV and Bruce Edgell of Huntington Beach, CA; his two sisters, Francis Smith of Greensboro, NC and Pamela Boston (George) of Reidsville, NC; his three grandchildren, Ava Mae Edgell, Preston Howard Edgell, and Abigail Lynn Edgell.
Visitation will be Sunday 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Curt Moser will officiate. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, WV.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made to the PKD Foundation at www.pkdcure.org