Antique Vintage 18

James Carlton Liller, Sr.

January 27, 1924 ~ December 11, 2020 (age 96)


James C. Liller, Sr.

     KEYSER, WV – James C. Liller, Sr., 96, died on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Piney Valley Nursing home in Keyser. 

     Born on January 27, 1924 in Ellamore, WV, he was a son of the late Leslie C. and Goldie B. (Lahnam) Liller.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen O. (Condron) Liller on August 30, 1989 and second wife, Shirley (Newcomb) Liller; his brothers Leon and Leslie Liller and his sisters, Reba Heidy, Bonnie Whetzel, Jolene Gardner and Mary McNemar.

      Jim retired from Westvaco as a mechanic.  He was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran and served 4 years on the USS Medusa.  He was an avid car enthusiast, especially when it came to Mercurys.  A life-time member of Kelly Mansfield Post #52 American Legion and Victory Post #155 American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose #662 and the Black Hawk Tribe #131 Improved Order of Red Men.

     Surviving are his sons, James “Carty” Liller, Jr and wife Debi and Michael E. Liller, both of Keyser; his brother, Douglas Liller and wife Nancy of Gaithersburg, MD; his grandsons, Mark Liller and wife Mindy of Fort Ashby, Brandon Liller and friend Julie Sions of Keyser; his great-grandchildren, Andrew, Matthew, Patrick, Sean, Brian and Aaron Liller.   

     The family would like for our community to know that the staff at Piney Valley Nursing Home, Keyser, have done a tremendous job with the cards that they have been dealt during this terrible pandemic.  We have seen first-hand, their commitment and dedication to the care and dignity of the patients they serve.

     In addition to all the staff at Piney Valley, we would like to especially recognize Stacie, Diane and Reene for the special impact they had on Dad each and every day they worked with him.  Your love, care and concern did not go unnoticed.  Your kindness and generosity will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

      A family graveside and interment service will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am at Potomac Memorial Gardens with Reverend Lauren A. Godwin officiating.

     Due to the current health concerns, all guests are required to wear face masks and exercise social distancing at all time.

     If desired, memorial contributions may be made in memory of James C. Liller, Sr. to Breast Cancer of Western Maryland, 1050 Industrial Blvd., Suite 3, Cumberland, MD 21502.

     Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser.

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Family Graveside Service
December 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Potomac Memorial Gardens
597 Cemetery Road
Keyser, WV 26726


Breast Cancer of Western Maryland
1050 Industrial Blvd, Suite 3, Cumberland, MD 21502,

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