Junior A. Withrow Send Condolences
Junior Adam Withrow, 88, of Nitro, was called home to be with Jesus on July 30, 2012, after an extended illness.
He was a born-again Christian and was a member of West Virginia Home Mission Church, Nitro. After his conversion at age 61, he liked to play bluegrass gospel music at local churches and nursing homes as long as he was able.
Junior served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at the Ohio Apex chemical plant in Nitro, which later became FMC, and retired from there in 1983.
He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 55 years, Alma Jean Withrow, in 2004.
He is survived by son and his wife, Richard "Ric" and Arleen Withrow; grandson, Jeffery Jividen; nephews, Carroll Withrow, Gary Withrow, Ronald Withrow, James Withrow, Lowell Withrow and Paul Withrow; niece, Bea Asbury; nephews, James Humphreys and Greg Haverty; niece, Ann Smithson; and his sister-in-law, Freda Haverty.
The family would like to thank the staff of Quarry Manor, Braley Care Homes III and Hospice for taking care of Dad and seeing to his needs.
Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, August 3, at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Nitro, with Pastor Joe Scarberry officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 2002 20th St., Nitro, WV 25143.
Haven of Rest Memory Gardens
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel.
Cooke Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, August 03, 2012. Pastor Joe Scarberry officiating.