James Edward Wills

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James Edward Wills

JAMES EDWARD WILLS, 80, of Belle, passed away May 18, 2020 at Hospice of CAMC following a long illness.

He was a retired coal miner for Cannelton Coal, a life-long member of the UMWA and loved to hunt at his camp in Hardy County.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Delbert and Gertrude Reid Wills; and brothers, David and Pat Wills.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary Criniti Wills; children, Stephanie Lemmert (Ken) of Southport, North Carolina, Antoinette Johnson (Whitney) of Hurricane, James Steven Wills (Misti) of St. Albans; brother, Michael Wills of Fredericksburg, Virginia; sisters, Susie Riddle (John) of Ripley, Debbie Clonch (David) of Bristol, Virginia; grandchildren, Adam, Erica and Kendall Lemmert, Abigail Johnson, Jaden, Jaret and James Wills; and great- granddaughter, Ella.

Graveside services for family and close friends will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, in Montgomery Memorial Park Chapel, London, with Pastor Fred Christian officiating.

Please be fully aware and abide with the State of West Virginia and CDC recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic should you wish to attend the funeral service.

Please visit our website fidlerandframefuneralhome.com to send the family online condolences or sign the guest book.

Funerals for Friday, May 29, 2020

Johnson, Richard - 2 p.m., Estel Shultz Cemetery, South Charleston.

Kennedy Jr., Dennis - 2 p.m., Clover Cemetery, near Spencer.

Midkiff, Harold - 3 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Myers, Joy - 11 a.m., Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

Pack, Rosalee - 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Peters, Carolynne - 6 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

Turley, Linda - 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Williams, Cleo - 1 p.m., Holly River Baptist Church Cemetery, Diana.

Young III, Lawrence - 1 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.