James A. Van Meter
James A. "Jim" Van Meter, 76, passed away Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, at his
He was born March 2, 1930, in Boone County and was a son of the late Isaac and
Mary Van Meter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son,
Jerry; and a brother, Burl Van Meter.
Jim started working for C&O Railway when he was 15. He then went to work for
Union Carbide where he retired after 38 years of service. He was an Army veteran
and a member of the American Legion. Jim was also a Christian.
He is survived by his brother, Paul Van Meter and his wife, Roberta; and
sisters, Gertrude Davis and Betty Larck, all of St. Albans; several nieces and
nephews; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral
Home with the Rev. Benny Pauley and the Rev. Keith Hudson officiating. Burial
will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare, 1143
Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, WV 25064.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting
From: The Charleston Gazette, Charleston, West
Virginia. October 24, 2006.