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James Lehew

James Russell "JR" Lehew

Wednesday, February 5th, 1975 - Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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Obituary

James “JR” Russell Lehew, 45, of Salem, WV, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at his home.

He was born February 5, 1975 in Parkersburg, WV; the son of Clinton and Patricia Dent Lehew of Winchester, VA. He was a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School class of 1994, Mt. Jackson, VA. JR was employed by Doddridge County Board of Education.

He was survived by his wife of twelve years, Jessica; sons, Brandon Pyle and Dustin Lehew; daughter, Karlee Lehew; mother-in-law, Linda Lamp who loved him like a son; siblings, Russell (Suzanne) Lehew, Tammy (Pete) Cougan, Sheri Lehew and Derek (Alison) Lehew; several nieces and nephews and a host of present and former players, coaches, referees and umpires who loved his jokes and his love for sports.

JR was involved with the WCGLLS, WVSSAC, West Virginia Little League and Pony League and The Elite Umpires League. JR was an active member of the Cranny Open Golf Tournament for the past five years and also involved in several other golf tournaments.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to all those who offered their prayers, love and support in the last few days.

The family will receive friends Sunday, June 21, 2020, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Jones Funeral Home in Winchester.

A funeral service will be Monday, June 22, 2020 at 11:00 at Jones Funeral Home with Rev. Philip Dent officiating.

The family has asked that donations be made to Summit Community Bank in Salem, WV under Jessica Lehew Special Fund.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 21st, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 21st, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    Address
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    Address
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Philip Dent

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J.R. was a good man, loved life, always positive and was A good listener. We worked together at Family Dollar Distribution. I Liked his sense of Humour and he didn't take no bull from anyone Rick and I shared in a few celebrations with Him and his Family. We missed them when they moved away.
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