JAMES CALVERT LeMASTER | West Virginia

JAMES CALVERT LeMASTER, aged 93, of Barboursville, died peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on May 30, 2021, after a long illness. James was born on May 12, 1928. He was preceded by his parents, Ben and Cinda LeMaster, and his loving wife Dolores McClellan LeMaster. He is survived by his son, James LeMaster Jr. and wife Patricia Collins LeMaster, also of Barboursville. James also leaves behind his grandchildren, Michael LeMaster (Natalie) of Milton and David LeMaster (Courtney) of Chattanooga, Tennessee. In addition, James had two great-grandchildren, Jake and Brynn LeMaster of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Donna Jane Campbell (Charlie) of McMinnville, Tenn., and several cousins. James was a master plumber for many years and a member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local Union No. 521. He also provided plumbing work for many students and the Cabell County Vocational Center. During his working years, he was known for his prodigious strength, earning him the nicknames among his peers of “Bull Moose” and “Bull of the Woods”. James loved fishing and custom handmade rods. He was also interested in Native American archeology and making arrowheads. In his later years, he enjoyed reading and spending time with his family and beloved cats. On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm there will be a memorial service in the Woodmere Abbey of Remembrance Mausoleum, Huntington, W.Va., with Pastor Roger Adams serving. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, 6357 E. Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, W.Va., near Barboursville. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonandkitchen.com.

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