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James A. "Jim" Kettner

May 3, 1941 July 12, 2018
James  A.  "Jim" Kettner
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Obituary for James A. "Jim" Kettner

James Andrew “Jim” Kettner, 77, of Augusta, WV died on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at his home.

Jim was born on May 3, 1941 in Washington, D.C., the son of the late Edward F. and Helen V. Angell Kettner. He was a manager for 50 years at the Shoppers Food Warehouse in Waldorf, MD, a member of the Tearcoat Church of the Brethren in Augusta, WV and a member of the Capon Bridge Senior Center. Jim loved his family, his church and studying his Bible.

Jim married Carolyn P. Moltz Kettner on July 2, 1960 in Hyattsville, MD.

Surviving with his wife of 58 years are two sons: James A. Kettner of Ranson, WV; Lee G. Kettner of Arizona; two daughters: Terri R. Thomson of Stephenson, VA; Traci E. Lowery of Lusby, MD; two brothers: Richard H. Kettner of Upper Marlboro, MD; Peter P. Kettner of Cobb Island, MD; a sister: Linda Mortenson of Camp Hill, PA; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

Funeral service will be held at the Tearcoat Church of the Brethren on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 3PM. Officiating will be Pastor Tom Rowan. Private interment will follow in the church’s cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, WV on Saturday, July 14th from 3-5 PM and on Sunday at the church an hour prior to the service.

Please omit floral arrangements and consider making memorial contributions to Tearcoat Church of the Brethren, 48 Dunkard Church Road, Augusta, WV 26704 or Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.


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Visitation

Saturday

14

Jul

3:00 PM 7/14/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 7/14/2018 5:00:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory
2807 Northwestern Pike Capon Bridge 26711 WV
United States

Visitation

Sunday

15

Jul

2:00 PM 7/15/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/15/2018 3:00:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory
2807 Northwestern Pike Capon Bridge 26711 WV
United States

Funeral

Sunday

15

Jul

3:00 PM 7/15/2018 3:00:00 PM
Tearcoat Church of The Brethren

HC 71 Box 182
Augusta, WV 26704

Tearcoat Church of The Brethren
HC 71 Box 182 Augusta 26704 WV
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of the Panhandle

330 Hospice Lane
Kearneysville, WV 25430
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