James Winfield Scarborough

James Winfield Scarborough

James Winfield Scarborough, 76, passed away at his home early in the morning Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, after a long illness.

Jim was born June 25, 1938, in Baltimore, MD. He was the only child of Sally and Walter Scarborough.

Jim and his parents moved to Lewisburg in 1949. He graduated from Lewisburg High School in 1956. He graduated from WVU School of Pharmacy in 1960 and remained a loyal Mountaineer for life. He began work at Coleman’s Pharmacy. Later he owned and operated Monroe Pharmacy in Union for over 30 years. After retiring, Jim enjoyed working part time for Alderson Pharmacy and Fritz’s Pharmacy.

In 1962, he married his grade school sweetheart, Mary Coleman. They were blessed with 52 years of marriage. Together they had two daughters and a son. Jim was a lifelong member of Old Stone Presbyterian Church serving as a Deacon and Elder for many years. He was recognized for his faithful service by being named Elder Emeritus in 2012.

Jim is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters, Sarah Salton (Robert) of Charlotte, NC, Molly McMillion (David) of Lewisburg; son, “Chip” James Jr. (Adam Blum) of Berkeley, CA; five loving grandchildren, Walt (Emily), Mary Grace, Andrew, Coleman and Samantha and a new great-grandson soon to arrive.

Services were held Sunday, Sept. 14 at Old Stone Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg where Dr. Rev. J. Dexter Taylor officiated.

The family received friends at a reception following the service in Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials to The Old Stone Renovations Fund, c/o The Old Stone Church, 200 Church St., Lewisburg, WV 24901, or to your favorite charity.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg was in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.

 

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