James I. Plybon, 84, of Lumberport passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at home with his family by his side. He was born February 15, 1936 in Huntington a son of the late William Henry and Norabelle Scarberry Plybon.
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James is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Ann Blair Plybon whom he married on July 20, 1957.
He is also survived by his children, James Mark Plybon and his wife Joann of Clarksburg; Trena Jo Snider and her husband Mitchell of Jones Run; Jeffrey W. Plybon and his wife Jennifer of Lumberport; and Gregory Scott Plybon and his wife Jill of Clarksburg; his grandchildren, Jeremy Snider and his wife Brittany; Kayla Plybon Bacza and her husband Brian; Kari Plybon; Kylie Plybon Davis and her husband Aaron; and Lauren Swann and her husband Chris; one great-grandson, Oliver Marshall Swann; his brothers, Rodney Plybon and his wife Linda; Dwight Plybon and his wife Joe; and Doug Plybon and his wife Doris; his brother-in-law, Gary Thompson; and a special niece, Debbie Sweeny.
In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by his brothers, Roger and William Plybon; and his sister-in-law, Ellen Thompson.
James retired from the West Virginia State Police with 30 years of service. He was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church in Nutter Fort and a former member of the Jones Run Church.
The family will receive friends at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Monday from 2-8pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday at 1:00 pm with Pastor Jim Sanders officiating. A private family interment will follow at the Lions Club Cemetery in Lumberport. The family requests that those in attendance wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Virginia State Police Contribution Fund at 725 Jefferson Rd. South Charleston, WV 25309 or to the Freedom Baptist Church at 107 Illinois Ave. Nutter Fort, WV 26301. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at www.perinefunerals.com
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