BLOOMINGTON — James Milton “Jim” Bever, 77, of Bloomington, passed away on March 8, 2013, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va.
Born on June 28, 1935, he was the son of the late Daniel Liard Bever and Nellie Marie (Jose) Bever. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Lewis Bever; and a daughter, Lucinda K. Suite.
Jim was a graduate of Piedmont High School. He was a United States Army veteran and he was also a past Chief of the Bloomington Volunteer Fire Company. Jim retired from Westvaco after 44 years, having been a filter plant operator for the last 27 years of his employment. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending summers at Deep Creek Lake and over on the river with his family and friends.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather as he leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Joanna V. (Rebar) Bever, Bloomington; a son, Daniel Frederick Bever and wife Kathy, Swanton; and a daughter, Amanda Rae Windle, Bloomington. Jim was “Pap” and “Pa-paw” to numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
At Jim’s request his body has been cremated.
Family and friends will be received at a Celebration of Jim’s Life gathering at Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Monday, March 11, 2013 from 3 to 6 p.m.
The family would like to sincerely thank Jim’s caregivers for all of their care and compassion during his time of need.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Bloomington Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 12, Bloomington, MD, 21532.
Condolences may be sent to the family at boalfh.com.