James Robert “Heavy” Allison

August 24, 1936 - July 5, 2022
James Robert “Heavy” Allison

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James Robert “Heavy” Allison, 85, of Moundsville, WV, passed away on Tuesday, July 5 2022 at WVU Medicine, Glen Dale, WV,
James was born on August 24 1936 in Moundsville, son of the late Earl M. and Olga (Booth) Allison.
He was a cook for Elby’s Restaurant and retired from there after 45 years of employment.
surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Sharon (Ledbetter) Allison of Moundsville; daughters, Jana (Joe) Yocum of Moundsville and Michelle (John) Olejasz of Wheeling, WV; grandsons, Jeremy (Ellen) Yocum and Chaz Stalnaker; great grandchildren, Julia (Kyle) Yocum, Kobe, Jordyn and Daisy Rayne Yocum and several nieces and nephews and family,
There will be no services at this time, per James’ request.
Interment will follow at his son-in-law’s family cemetery in Meadow Dale Church, Bannon WV, at the convenience of the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at, www.carechael.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 second, street, Moundsville, WV 26041.

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  • July 11, 2022
    Michelle(Strong)Markey says:
    I am So Very Sorry for your family's Loss.Your Mom and Dad were Always the Sweetest couple.So Very Nice.Always would take time to speak and so thoughtful and kind!Love and Prayers

  • July 11, 2022
    Michelle(Strong)Markey says:
    I am So Sorry for your families Loss.Your Mom and Dad were Always the sweetest couple.Very Nice person.Love and Prayers for your family.

  • July 10, 2022
    Cindy South says:
    Sharon, Jana and Michelle . . . . We are so very sorry for the loss of a wonderful man and I know he will be deeply missed. Wishing you all better days ahead. Prayers for your family. Cindy & Bill South

  • July 09, 2022
    Tom & Clara (Shorty) Haught says:
    So sorry to hear of Heavy's passing. We both worked with him at Elby's. Such a nice person. Over the years we would run into him in the local stores and he would always stop to chat a bit and called us by name. With all the people he had to have known it never ceased to amaze and impress us that he knew us by name after all those years. He made us feel special. He was the special one.

  • July 09, 2022
    Pete says:
    Rest easy! I worked with Jim for 11 years at big boy. Haven’t seen him for years but I knew him and talked with him over the years at elbys.